Paying for College

Getting Financial Aid Without Dad's Info

Question: I have recently applied for financial aid via the FAFSA, with the hope of getting the loan or grant I need to attend my local community college. However, my situation is somewhat complicated, because I am technically classified as dependent, but I cannot provide information on my father, since I lost contact with him a while ago when my parents divorced. My mother does not have a source of income, and therefore my parental info may seem insufficient. All I can provide is details on myself and was wondering if this would affect my chances of getting financial aid. What are the chances that FAFSA and the college will accept my application

for financial aid?

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