FinCap Friday: FAFSA Fast Facts

Oct 07, 2021
FinCap Friday

It's October! That means students who are expecting to pursue any form of higher education next year can now begin completing the FAFSA, which is short for the Free Application For Federal Student Aid. What's the urgency to get this done as soon as possible? What else do we need to know? Find out in this week's episode of FinCap Friday, below:

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About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!