Question: I've filled out my FAFSA on FAFSA.com and my friend told me that she never had to pay a fee. And now I'm afraid I have been scammed. But I've done some research and some sites say it is a scam and some say it's not a scam. FAFSA.com says they are not affiliated with the Dept. Of Education and they ask for an $80 fee. But down below in small print on FAFSA.com they say you fill out your FAFSA for free with professional assistants at fafsa.ed.gov. So they seem reliable, but I'm still scared they are going to take my identity. I want to cancel my transaction and everything on that site. But they are closed. I need help!