It is important out fill out all financial aid forms early and completely. Now that the financial aid timeline has been moved up, file early and adjust the information later as need be. Even if you doubt that you will receive financial aid, some colleges require that you complete the forms for scholarship consideration.
Here are some financial aid websites to refer to:
CSS Profile: https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org
NYS STEM Scholarship: http://on.ny.gov/1CXvrSi
NYS Excelsior Scholarship: http://on.ny.gov/2o6ZOzL