FAFSA? CSS Profile? EFC? Huh?

Financial Aid for college can be so confusing....and stressful! Many tax documents have to be gathered, documents filled out, deadlines to be met, etc. And what's worse is that this has to be done every year. No wonder so many parents hate doing it! So how exactly is Financial Aid calculated and how do you apply for it? These and many more questions are answered in the following article by US News and World Report: