When to apply for FAFSA?

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Hello, I hope you all are having a good day. I am applying next cycle in 2023. Plan to attend dental school in 2024. Should I apply for FAFSA this year or next year, or both? Currently out of school since I graduated several months ago. Thank you.

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wait till you get accepted into* a school.
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Ideally, you need to get accepted first and then receive instructions from financial aid. You could start early (like in November), but it makes no sense until you actually get accepted.
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It opens early October. You can put in around 15 possible schools I think, and you can submit it before you get accepted
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