Keep an eye on the School Counseling Home page - Upcoming Events. Throughout the year we host presentations on all aspects of college financing.
Financial Aid experts from the NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority conducted a FAFSA completion workshop and Financial Aid presentations for MHS families on Nov 11, 2021.
CLICK HERE for a summary of the presentation.
Info to get you started on completing the FAFSA:
First, watch this 5-minute video, which will show you how to create two (2) FSA ID User Name and Passwords(one for you and one for your mother):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yj1Pn-shze8
Then, read this 1-page fact sheet on how to avoid common mistakes when completing the FAFSA: https://www.hesaa.org/Documents/FAFSA/commonFAFSA_mistakes.pdfand this 1-pager with the 8 steps to apply for federal and state financial aid: https://www.hesaa.org/Documents/8_steps_howToApply.pdf
Finally, this 3-minute video has some tips as you begin filling out the FAFSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LK0bbu0y5AM&t=3s and this 2-minute video has some tips for your mother: https://www.youtube.com/waImagetch?v=fz9j-g1FIHQ.