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Mastering FAFSA: A Guide To Financial Aid Success

Embark on a journey to understand the complexities of financial aid with our workshop, "Mastering FAFSA," at the Financial Empowerment Center. This session is crafted to provide you with practical insights and skills needed to navigate the Financial Aid Application process and interpret FAFSA Award Letters successfully. Join us to demystify the world of financial aid and set the foundation for your educational journey. 

Date, Time, and Language

ENGLISH - October 8th, 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.

SPANISH - October 22nd, 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.


Aurora Financial Empowerment Center, 712 S. River St. Aurora, IL 60506

Learning Outcomes

1. Navigating the Financial Aid Application:

  • Learn the step-by-step process of applying for financial aid

  • Understanding the necessary documentation and procedures for a successful financial aid application

2. Interpreting FAFSA Award Letters (Free Application for Federal Student Aid):

  • Gain proficiency in reading and comprehending the contents of an award letter

  • Understanding the information conveyed in award letters and its implications for financial planning

This workshop aims to empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to make informed decisions about your financial aid options. Whether you are a student navigating the financial aid application for the first time or seeking to understand award letters more comprehensively, join us to enhance your financial literacy and confidently pave the way for your educational goals.

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City of Aurora Financial Empowerment Center

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712 South River St.

Aurora, IL 60506


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