If you will need assistance to attend college, you must apply for financial aid. Once you have applied for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and received an award letter from the schools of your choice, you may feel like the worst of the financial burden is behind you.
However, life is full of surprises that can often change the course of action that you are planning. If an event happens in your life that will restrict or limit your ability to presently pay for your college education,appealing financial aid awards received from your schools may be the way to go. Although it may sound like more worrisome paperwork to deal with in the midst of an already stressful situation, you are just one more step closer to securing the financial aid that you need. Here is some information on how to appeal financial aid awards.