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  The 2017-18 FAFSA application opens October 1, 2016

  The 2017-18 FAFSA season will begin on October 1, 2016   and end on March 2, 2017. This new process will extend the   application period which previously opened on January 1st   each year. In addition, on the 2017-18 FAFSA students will   report income information from an earlier tax year, or "Prior,   Prior Year (PPY)" Read more...

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The Middle Class Scholarship (MCS):
Is a program that provides undergraduate students with family incomes up to $150,000 and a maximum annual household asset amount of $150,000, a scholarship to attend University of California (UC) or California State University (CSU) campuses ...Read More!

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High schools active in the Challenge had an average FAFSA completion rate of 78%. This means that more than 13,000 seniors in the Challenge completed their FAFSA or California Dream Act application!
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