Estimating Your EFC with the FAFSA

If college is in the near but not immediate future and you want to estimate your family’s EFC, you can use the FAFSA4caster here to do so. But if you want a more accurate estimate and you have your tax documents handy, use the actual 2014-2015 FAFSA worksheet to do it. That is available here. Make sure you use the right worksheet:

  • Formula A is for dependent students
  • Formula B is for independent students without dependents other than a spouse
  • Formula C is for independent students with dependents other than a spouse

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