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New Graduate Students

Resources:

www.finaid.org- includes interactive calculators, estimators, discussion groups, scholarship search links, and a listing of financial aid resources. 
www.fastweb.com - provides free scholarship search with more than 400,000 scholarship sources. 
www.heic.org - provides information on the college application process and financial aid from the Massachusetts Higher Education Information Center. 
www.ed.gov - provides links to information on federal financial aid programs from the Department of Education. 
www.fafsa.ed.gov- link to the online version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. 
www.pin.ed.gov- use to request a PIN for the first time to apply online for the FAFSA, or to request another copy of the PIN already assigned, or to change the PIN already assigned. 
www.studentclearinghouse.org- provides real time information regarding loan borrowing history, where and how much a student has borrowed, and through what programs to assist students with debt management. 
www.doe.mass.edu- link to the Massachusetts Department of Education

The FAFSA simplified:

7 Steps to completing the FAFSA: http://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/fafsasimplification/