Attention, prospective college students: The U.S. Department of Education used to open the door for FAFSA aid filing on Jan. 1. But the release date was changed starting this year to Oct. 1, with major implications for families.
Attention, prospective college students: The U.S. Department of Education used to open the door for FAFSA aid filing on Jan. 1. But the release date was changed starting this year to Oct. 1, with major implications for families. File photo The Associated Press
Attention, prospective college students: The U.S. Department of Education used to open the door for FAFSA aid filing on Jan. 1. But the release date was changed starting this year to Oct. 1, with major implications for families. File photo The Associated Press

New rules allow for applying now for college financial aid

October 07, 2016 07:00 AM