Just filled out a FAFSA today. They’ve updated the website and the process was a lot easier this year than previous years. The system now can reuse information from a previous FAFSA you have filled out as well as transferring information about your tax return directly from the IRS. Pretty slick and easy.
The only issues I saw were that the website wouldn’t let me use Chrome (said it wasn’t a supported browser, while some other Webkit-based browsers were on the list). Apparently the list of supported browsers just hasn’t been updated for a while, since I received warning messages (but was allowed to proceed) with both Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 4. We expect our government to be a generation or two behind on technology, though, don’t we?