Today is February 1. If you live in the US, you should have all of your paperwork ready to file your taxes. You have no excuse for not applying for financial aid today.
Start your FAFSA application right now.
One of the worst things about college for any student–but especially for estranged adults–is paying for school. When I started Orphan Survival Guide, I wrote that I had Googled “how do orphans pay for college?” and found no useful answers, which is why I started the blog in the first place.
This post has been over a year in the making. I hope it answers that question.