FAFSA to eliminate questions and remove EFC

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Questions we explored this week:

  • The new FAFSA is going to make your life easier. What are the changes?
  • This popular state's public colleges won't be increasing tuition in 2021. Which one?
  • Applications to MIT jumped to a record high of 62% from last year. How many got in?

January 8, 2021 — Fewer questions, fewer requirements
Starting Oct. 2021, the FAFSA will ask you a maximum of 36, instead of the current 108, questions. The Estimated Family Contribution, or EFC, wil...

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