That time of year is coming up again - time to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Renewal! For more information, check out the official Web site:
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov

The earliest you can submit the application is January 1, 2009. The deadline for submission is June 30, 2009. Remember that the early bird still gets the worm.

If you are going to submit electronically for the first time, be sure to request your PIN beforehand
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/before004.htm
to electronically sign your application.

Here are the documents you will need:
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/before003.htm

A draft worksheet:
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/before012.htm

You don't have to complete it all at once; your work can be saved online. It will be available for 45 days from the day you started.

Remember to fill out the form as accurately as possible. Any errors can cause a delay in the process.

If you have any tips on filling out the FAFSA, post them here!
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