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FAFSA - How do apply for financial aid for ABSN and MSN at the same time?

  1. 0 I'm applying to both ABSN and EMSN programs for the 2014-2015 year. On the FASA website I can only choose BSN or MSN from the drop down bar when applying for financial aid. How can I ensure that FAFSA understands that I am applying to both kinds of programs and disperses the correct loans for each program type?
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  3. Visit  JustBeachyNurse profile page
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    FAFSA determines your EFC, the school develops your financial aid package. There are certain loans that are only for grad students. There are few federal grants/loans for 2nd bac students.
  4. Visit  lgripe profile page
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    I am in the exact same boat! Calls to schools were no help, but I did some searching on this board. Someone posted that a rep from FAFSA told then to submit first as a second degree student, let it process (1-2 days, you'll get an email) then to modify it and put graduate/professional degree. That way, whichever school you decide, will have access to both. Hope that helps!
  5. Visit  Get2theChoppa profile page
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    Quote from lgripe
    I am in the exact same boat! Calls to schools were no help, but I did some searching on this board. Someone posted that a rep from FAFSA told then to submit first as a second degree student, let it process (1-2 days, you'll get an email) then to modify it and put graduate/professional degree. That way, whichever school you decide, will have access to both. Hope that helps!
    Well, my ABSN school said to apply as a grad student, which might make it okay since the school itself decides the rewards, I think. I believe I've seen you on the CSULA board, and that's what the ABSN/EMSN assistant told me.

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