November 30, 2007, Newsletter Issue #44: Student Aid Report (SAR)

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The results of the information provided on the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) will be returned to you on the Student Aid Report (SAR) within four to six weeks. The colleges or universities that you selected to receive the information will also be sent the SAR. This notifies them of your eligibility for grants such as the Pell as well as providing them your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). The school will then use this form to determine your financial aid package. When you receive your copy, review it carefully to ensure everything is accurate. Errors should be corrected quickly so that you can receive your financial aid in a timely manner. You can log back into the Department of Education FAFSA website for corrections or mail in the corrections on the paper copy you are sent.

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