Edvisors has published a number of tip sheets and a full guide to filing the FAFSA. For starters, click here to download a copy of the "Introduction to the FAFSA" tip sheet. In addition, you can get a free copy of the full guide hereThe Center for New York City Affairs is also offering its free guide, Understanding FAFSA: A How-To Guide For High School Students (And the Adults Who Help Them). The e-book is available at, and free print copies are available during FAFSA season (January-March).

A How To Guide for FAFSA

Understanding FAFSA 
A How-To Guide for High School Students
(and the Adults who help them)

This guide is designed to help students and families navigate the U.S. Department of Education'sFree Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in their quest to get financial aid for college. The guide will be particularly useful for students who are among the first in their family to go to college, or are new to the country.