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Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Information

Seniors and their parents apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after October 1st of their senior year. Go to the FAFSA website to learn more about the process and how to obtain pin numbers prior to applying.  Pay close attention to Financial Aid Deadlines! AHS will have a Financial Aid Night in October. The Senior Checklist will have updated dates for this event.

#AskFAFSA Office Hours on Twitter

The Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education welcomes students to join them at 4 p.m. Central time on the last Wednesday of each month for#AskFAFSA Office Hours.  This live Q&A session on Twitter gives students, parents, and mentors the opportunity to get questions answered by the experts.

Don't have a Twitter account?  Watch the stream live at  An archived transcript of the Q&A session will be posted at the day after Office Hours.





Always borrow federal first. Federal student loans are cheaper, more available and have better repayment terms than private student loans.  Visit for more information.

  • Federal Perkins Loan
  • Direct Subsidized Loan
  • Direct Unsubsidized Loan
  • Direct PLUS Loan for Parents
  • Direct PLUS Loan for Grad or Professional Students

Private/Alternative Loan
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