Taxes and tigers and FAFSA's! Oh, my!
Now that January has come to an end,
I’m trying to put my hands on those tax documents that came to me last month. I
understand that filing tax returns can be scary for a lot of people – even me!
The hardest part is collecting all of those required documents and carving out
time to read, add, and enter data. Even finding time to take those tax documents
to a preparer can be a challenge. For some people, it doesn’t end with filing
the tax returns! Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
comes soon after. At RIT the FAFSA is the only required application to apply for
I spent Sunday with several of my
colleagues assisting over 175 families from the
New students who want to be considered for financial aid at RIT should complete the FAFSA prior to March 1st. This will insure that you receive a Financial Aid Award mid-late March…just in time to make an Admission Decision by May 1st! And for those students who have applied as an Early Decision candidate to RIT, it is not too late to apply for an Early Decision Financial Aid Award. You’ll have to complete the FAFSA on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. We’re looking daily for FAFSA’s completed by Early Decision candidates. Additional information regarding financial aid at RIT can be found on our website at www.rit.edu/financialaid.