I was in foster care then w/relative until I turned 18. Shouldn't I be an independent s tudent for FAFSA? How can I appeal?

Asked over 5 years ago - Chicago, IL

I was in foster care then w/relative(court paper said temp. custodian) until I turned 18. Shouldn't I be an independent s tudent for FAFSA? How can I appeal? Federal help line says yes, just tell school. School says no and won't tell me how to appeal. Please Help!!

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  1. Alan James Brinkmeier

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Have the admission office help you with the correct classification for the FAFSA. If they won't help you have to ask yourself if that is the school for you. Only you know.

    Good luck to you.

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