“The amount of money they’re charging for something that’s free is the biggest concern,” says Elsa Martinez.
Some students believe the website FAFSA.COM is where they need to apply, but there you have to pay $79.99. Elsa Martinez is a financial advisor for the non-profit ACCESS that helps students navigate the financial challenges of college.
WBZ-TV’s Kathy Curran reports
“The reason why the federal government makes it free is because most of our students don’t have the funds to pay,” says Martinez.
“Financial aid is very important to me without it I couldn’t go to college,” says Louidor Michel.
Michel, a senior at English High in Boston got a letter from FAFSA.COM and thought he needed to shell out money to apply for aid. Michel said, “I think that’s crazy, eighty bucks is a lot of money.”
Another student at English used FAFSA.COM but her application never made it to the federal government "
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