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Cash for College Night @MDHS


Time: Oct 26, 2020 5:00PM-6:00PM  Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 944 9612 5377

Passcode: college


What to bring

Checklist of important documents you need to help complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) and Chafee for Foster Youth application. Come to the Cash for College workshop with the following documents you have and that apply to you:

FSA ID (Please create one before the workshop at
*[STEP 1 for students completing the FAFSA. Students who are completing CADAA will skip this step.]
** If completing the FAFSA, both the parent and student should create a FSA ID.

• Driver’s license, if you have one
• Social Security Card or number, if you have one
• Alien registration number, if you have one
• Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) – yours or your parents’
• List of colleges you are interested in attending
• Any records of untaxed income such as welfare benefits, Social Security benefits, or child support payments
• The FAFSA and CADAA applications will utilize your 2019 tax and income information to apply for 2021-22 student aid. While completing the FAFSA, you will use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) to populate your 2019 tax information.

o Please make sure to bring your 2019 tax information in case the DRT does not work. This includes…

  • Your 2019 W2’s or income information

  • Your parents’ 2019 W2’s or income information

NOTE: You must use 2019 income and tax information to apply for financial aid for the 2021-22 academic year. If your financial situation has changed since 2019 for the worse, you should follow-up with the institution you are applying to attend.