The Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA should be completed after October 1, 2023. Many colleges and universities have different deadlines for submission so apply early. The FAFSA must be completed before some colleges award any money, including scholarships, grants, and work-study programs. Both the parent and student must obtain a PIN and can do so now. Visit the FAFSA site for detailed instructions.for more information on FAFSA visit this site:The College Board’s CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® is an online application that collects information used by almost 400 colleges and scholarship programs to award financial aid from sources outside of the federal government. After you fill out the application, the College Board sends it to the colleges and scholarship programs you have chosen.