"... my parents make too much money, so I won't qualify for aid."
TRUTH: There is no income cut-off to qualify for federal student aid. Many factors beside income are taken into account.
"... only students with good grades get financial aid."
TRUTH: While a high grade point average will help a student get into a good school and may help with academic scholarships, most of the federal student aid programs do not take into consideration a student's grades.
"... the form is too hard to fill out."
The FAFSA is easier than ever, especially if you fill it out online at fafsa.ed.gov.
There are detailed instructions for every question, and the form walks you through step by step.