February 9, 2001
Education Dept. Accuses Web Site of Deceiving Aid Applicants
Students who surf to fafsa.com, assuming that they'll be able to find information about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, may be startled to find that the services offered on the site aren't free at all.
Although the FAFSA name is synonymous with the Education Department form, fafsa.com is owned by a for-profit company, Student Financial Aid Services, that helps students complete and submit the federal-aid application.
And the department