It is mandatory for a student to file Free Application for Federal Student Aid, if he/she is looking for federal student aid. The application forms basis for getting aid from different sources including both federal and private. It is a surprise for students that private foundations also use the FAFSA income limits for giving grants.
How much do you earn? What are your savings? What is your family’s annual income? You will be asked such questions in Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The questions are easy but you should think twice before entering any detail because every input you give will be included in the final Student Aid Report. This report shows eligibility of a student for getting aid. First you should go through the guidelines provided by the government for Free Application for Federal Student Aid applicants. If you find any difficulty in understanding the instructions, you should look for help.
There are 106 questions to be answered and each question is important. You can’t left a filed blank or give ambiguous answer. If the federal aid officers find blank fields or they aren’t able to get what you want to say, they will simply throw your application in the trash. You should serious work out to achieve FAFSA income limits.