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Why did the FAFSA change? What’s a contributor? When should you submit your form?

Find answers to your pressing questions about the Better FAFSA and get connected to resources:

FAFSA changes

Each year, almost 18 million students complete the FAFSA. Do you know one of them? Make sure the students in your life are ready for the 2024-25 application:


National College Attainment Network's (NCAN) mission is to build, strengthen, and empower communities and stakeholders to close equity gaps in postsecondary attainment for all students. Drawing on the expertise of hundreds of organizational members in every U.S. state, the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) is dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of support that underrepresented students receive to apply to, enter, and succeed in postsecondary education. Learn more at