January marks the start of the application process for federal, state and institutional financial aid. FAFSA Day Massachusetts, a College Goal SundaySM program, provides FREE help statewide to students and families looking to kick off this process by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The ninth annual FAFSA Day Massachusetts is being held on Sunday, January 27th at 1 p.m. at the American Student Assistance College Planning Center located at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, as well as additional locations and dates throughout the state. The ASA College Planning Center will be open this Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to assist families as part of this statewide initiative.
Families are encouraged to visit www.FAFSADAY.org to register, and to view locations, dates and times. The services are free and available to anyone entering college in 2013; low-income, first-generation students are especially encouraged to attend. Many locations will have services available in various languages.
FAFSA Day, a non-profit program that has served over 10,000 Massachusetts students, is staffed by volunteer financial aid and higher education experts available to provide families one-on-one assistance. The Boston-based nonprofit American Student Assistance, which empowers students and families to make better decisions around planning for, financing and repaying higher education, is a long-time sponsor of the event.
Not only can ASA help with your FAFSA form but they also have great scholarship and grant resources available to people applying to college. Check them out.
Boston College Planning Center, Copley Square
Boston Public Library, lower level
700 Boylston Street
Boston MA, 02116
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.