Do you have questions about starting or returning to school? We can answer your questions about your next steps. Why should I talk to Inceptia as well as my school? Inceptia is a nonprofit organization that collaborates with schools to provide free assistance to students in understanding information, tools and resources available to help you successfully enter or re-enter your college career. There’s a lot to do to get ready for school so we’re here to help get you started and connect you with the right people at your school when needed. Are You Ready for School? These are just a few of the things necessary to complete your enrollment, so let’s work together to make sure you have everything you need to get started this fall. Most importantly, start by completing the FAFSA. An Important Step — Applying for Financial Aid Completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is one of the most important steps you can take in the college enrollment process because it determines your aid eligibility: how much and what kind. But did you know that your financial aid can also be altered based on unique financial circumstances? So what can you do to get the ball rolling? First, complete the FAFSA using the tax and income information required. Once your FAFSA is processed, the school will send you a financial aid package for your review. Reenrolling in School — I’m Ready to Go Back! We get it. We know that life happens and, especially now, we all may be reevaluating our plans and next steps as we adjust to a new normal as a result of COVID-19. We hope that, for you, those plans include continuing to pursue your academic and career goals. Let’s work together to create a reenrollment plan that gets you on track for fall classes. Helpful Resources Be sure to check out our college prep and student success checklists for ideas on how you can prepare to survive and thrive at school. Also, here’s a great guide for parents, Great Advice for Parents. This free e-guide is a collection of articles and tips from finance experts intended to provide parents and students with valuable information regarding college planning and finances.