Independent student for FAFSA bur living with parent?
Hello everyone, Since I'm 24 I decided to file FAFSA as a independent student (because under their rules I qualify as it). I still though live with my mother (parents are divorced) but I'm solely responsible for my tuition and also work (part time). I recently received a letter asking about my monthly expenses of 2012, but since I don't pay rent not sure how I should fill it out. I do have other expenses such as school, phone, groceries, transportation etc. Anyone in a similar situation? will they change my status to dependent because I don't pay rent?See Answer 10 Add Answers