Filling out FAFSA, or a Federal Application for Federal Student Aid, should be on every student’s annual to-do list. By filling out the application, you’ll learn if you qualify for federal financial aid for college or graduate school expenses.

If you’re a first-time applicant, you may come across some unfamiliar terms. Here’s a list of the top 10 FAFSA terms to know. Even if you’re a returning applicant, you may benefit from a refresher!

10 fafsa terms you should know

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  3. Fill out your FAFSA! Applications for the 2020-21 academic year will open October 1, 2019.