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When should I apply for financial aid?

Students who will be attending college for the first time generally submit their financial aid applications in the middle of the college application process, before they know which school they will attend. 

Many financial aid programs make money available on a first-come-first-served basis.  For that reason, we recommend applying for financial aid as early as possible. Mos can make sure you are first in line.

Additionally, getting your financial aid application in early assures that your school can provide you with a financial aid award letter before you have to make a decision about which school to attend.  Different schools have different costs and may offer you different financial aid packages.

The federal government accepts financial aid applications for the next academic year beginning on October 1.  Mos can prepare your application ahead of time and submit it for you on day one!