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Free FAFSA help available to East Tennesseans

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KNOXVILLE (WBIR) -

Thousands of students and parents across East Tennessee are now starting to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.

The form for the 2015-2016 school year became available Jan. 1.

It's an application that's necessary for many streams of financial aid when it comes to higher education. It can seem like a lot to fill out at times, but free help is available.

On Saturday, Lincoln Memorial University held its first of five free FAFSA help meetings in January, where parents and students can get assistance filling out a form that leaves some feeling overwhelmed.

Jenny Carr puts herself in that group.

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