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The value of a college degree is undisputed. A 2010 report from the College Board estimates that, among full-time workers, high school graduates earned a median annual income of $33,800; workers with an associate’s degree, $42,000; and, workers with a bachelor’s degree, $55,700.

Chapter 4 | Federal Financial Aid

NOTE: The information included on this webpage was excerpted from Chapter 4 of College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers, available in its entirety at http://www.naehcy.org/educational-resources/he-toolkit.

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Part 6 | Additional Information About Federal Financial Aid
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For a comprehensive discussion of the issue of federal financial aid, see Chapter 4 of College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers, available in its entirety at http://www.naehcy.org/educational-resources/he-toolkit.

Topics include:

  • Federal Financial Aid Basics
  • Types of Federal Financial Aid
  • Calculation of Federal Financial Aid
  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): The Basics
  • Information Needed to File a FAFSA
  • FAFSA Deadlines
  • College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness
  • Understanding Dependent and Independent Student Status
  • Dependent or Independent?: The FAFSA vs. the IRS
  • Dependent Homeless Students and the FAFSA
  • Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and the FAFSA
  • Unaccompanied Homeless Students Ages 22 and Over
  • Dependency Overrides
  • Miscellaneous FAFSA Reminders and Tips
  • Making FAFSA Revisions

Related appendices include:

  • Appendix 4A - Federal Financial Aid Web Resources
  • Appendix 4B - FAFSA Tips for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth

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