Revisiting FAFSA​ Simplification:​ Expanding Access​ to the IRS Data​ Retrieval Tool


​In this brief, we describe how the complexity in the FAFSA​ hinders students’ ability to meet ​financial aid​ deadlines and examine the feasibility of using a​ simplified formula to determine aid eligibility.

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