IRS Data Retrieval Instructions

Log on to your FAFSA application at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. When you get to the Financial Information tab, answer “Already Completed” if you have filed your taxes for the previous calendar year. The FAFSA will list several tax-filing scenarios that might prevent you from using the IRS Data Retrieval. If you filed your taxes “recently” (fewer than […]

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How do I check my Financial Aid status online?

Login Instructions Go to the Texarkana College Financial Aid Online System (NetPartner).  You can click the link in the Quick Links panel of myTC, or Go directly to the web address: https://finaid.texarkanacollege.edu/NetPartnerStudent/ If you have already activated your account, enter your SSN and the PIN you selected when activating the account to login. If you have […]

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What is financial aid?

Financial aid can be a combination of scholarships, grants, loans, waivers, and work-study. Scholarships and grants are considered “free money” and the student is not required to repay; however, most loans require repayment when a student becomes enrolled less than half time or graduates.

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How do I apply for financial aid?

Two to three weeks after you and your parents complete your federal tax return, you should complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov . This is your application for all federal, state and institutional financial aid. All students are expected to file the FAFSA each year in order to receive scholarships or grants from Texarkana […]

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Will I need my parents’ information?

· If you can answer ‘Yes’ to any of the questions below, you are considered an independent student and information about your parents is not required on the FAFSA Application. · If you cannot answer ‘Yes’ to any of the questions below, you are considered a dependent student, yourparents must answer the parental questions and include their financial information on the FAFSA Application. Were you born before January 1, 1990? As […]

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Who is considered a parent?

If your parents are married, provide information about both parents. If your parent is widowed or single, provide information about that parent. If your parents have divorced or separated, provide information about the parent that you lived with most during the last 12 months. If you did not live with one parent more than the […]

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What happens after I apply for financial aid?

Once you submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, you will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR). If you listed Texarkana College’s school code, the financial aid office will receive the information electronically and can begin processing your financial aid application.  If your SAR indicates verification, a Verification Worksheet and a Federal Tax Return […]

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How will I receive my Financial Aid refund?

Get your refunds fast with HigherOne! Texarkana College will now disburse all financial aid refunds through each student’s HigherOne Account. Visit http://www.myTCcard.com to select one of the following disbursement options: Open a OneAccount through HigherOne and receive your financial aid refund to that account within minutes of processing on the disbursement date. Have your refund deposited directly […]

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