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Family Academies

These once-a-year FREE events help families of college-bound students take informed steps in the process of applying for college and financial aid, provide one-on-one and group assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and help families understand the college financial award letters.

MEFA College Financing Seminar – TBA

The College Success Program at LEAP for Education, in collaboration with MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) and the Guidance Department at Salem High School and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, provides FREE information and clarity on the entire college financial aid application process.

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ATTEND AND LEARN ABOUT

  • Financial aid applications
  • Types of financial aid
  • Factors that determine your aid eligibility
  • How colleges determine the amount of aid to offer
  • Details of financial aid award letters

FAFSA Day – TBA

The College Success Program at LEAP for Education in collaboration with Salem Academy Charter School) and community volunteers provides FREE assistance to high school seniors, college students, and their families filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

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WHAT TO BRING

  • FSA ID (bring both your Student FSA ID and Parent FSA ID, available at fsaid.ed.gov)
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver’s License Number (if any)
  • 2016 Federal Tax Return
  • 2016 W-2 or Year-End Pay Stub
  • 2016 Untaxed Income Records
  • Current Bank Statement(s)
  • Current Business and Investment Records
  • Alien Registration Card (if not a U.S. Citizen)

FAFSA Day Massachusetts, a College Goal Sunday Program, is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Understanding College Financial Award Letters – TBA

The College Success Program at LEAP for Education, in collaboration with MEFA (Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority) and the Guidance Department at Salem High School and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, provides FREE help understanding and comparing your financial award letters.

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