If you are unable to ask a parent to send in their financial information, please fill out a Parent Information Sheet including a letter from a third party and any additional documentation as appropriate. Given that every family situation is unique, we review parent and household information on a case-by-case basis to determine what documentation and paperwork is appropriate for that student to provide to us in an effort to be as generous as possible with our financial aid assessment. Continue reading about What if I cannot ask one of my parents to send in their financial information?
Yes, your custodial parent should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the CSS PROFILE Application, and your non-custodial parent should complete the Noncustodial Parent’s PROFILE and both should submit their taxes. We feel strongly that both parents have an obligation to support you, and a divorce or separation does not change that obligation. Continue reading about If my parents are divorced or separated, do they both need to send in financial information?
If you filed the online PROFILE, your noncustodial parent should complete a Noncustodial Parent’s PROFILE online. After you file the custodial parent PROFILE, you will receive instructions from the College Board to send to your noncustodial parent explaining how to complete this process. Continue reading about What should I do if the Noncustodial PROFILE is missing?