One of the most daunting tasks in the college admission and financial aid process is completion of the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. A colleague forwarded this link to a great video that explains what the FAFSA is and how to complete it in five entertaining minutes. Have a look.
Okay, it glosses over the details (which may lead to hair loss among some parents). But at least it points out how important this form is in helping families get the best financial aid packages possible.