Tools & Resources to Help You

Prepare for the Better FAFSA

The 2024-25 FAFSA has been updated to allow applicants without social security numbers to apply for financial aid! The Better FAFSA includes the greatest updates to the form and application process seen in decades, resulting in a the following benefits to users:

  • Shorter and simpler application form.
  • Increased eligibility for Pell Grants.
  • Reduction in verification requirements.

National College Attainment Network has compiled a robust set of resources to support Better FAFSA applicants. (Reminder: StudentAid.Gov can be displayed in Spanish using the translation option found at the top-right of the website.)

If you have questions along the way, we encourage you to explore these resources as well:

Get Ready for the National FAFSA Week of Action!


Save the date! April 15th-19th is National FAFSA Week of Action and we encourage you to start planning your in-person and virtual FAFSA submission events now! Already have FAFSA events in the works? Tag us on Twitter or LinkedIn during the National FAFSA Week of Action and we’ll be happy to share your event post!

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