What should I be doing now?
Have you received all of your award letters from colleges?
Once you have submitted your FAFSA, colleges should be getting back to you with an award letter, anywhere from 2-6 weeks. That's why It's Important to get you financial information in quickly!
Have you completed the verification process?
After submitting your FAFSA, you may be selected for a process called verification. You will know if you were selected via your student aid report. you may see an asterik (*) next to your efc, and it will be stated in the opening paragraph. Being selected means that now that you have completed your FAFSA, you also have to send out verification documents to those institutions you listed as receiving your FAFSA.
Did you apply to all you colleges on Apply Texas and CommonApp?
Make sure that you have applied to all the colleges that you want to apply to before their set deadline. Some colleges have rolling admissions while others have stricter deadlines.
Have you submitted your fafsa and ensured that all Colleges are listed on it?
Make sure that all the colleges you have applied to have also received your FAFSA information. If you have more than 10 colleges you need to send your FAFSA to, you must make a correction to it.