Applying to college is hard enough without the minefield of securing financial aid. The basic government form, the dreaded FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) asks for information high-school students might not even know about their families’ financial lives. The form is hard enough to make parents go nuts, much less their high school children.

And that’s where Charlie Javice steps in.

Charlie has always been a go-getter–at 19, she was named one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative Business People” and her work has been featured on CNBC’s “20 under 20” special. Now at the ripe old age of 25, Charlie Javice is the founder and CEO of Frank.

Frank is an online platform designed to streamline and simplify the application process for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), enabling millions of students to access billions in free federal aid. The company’s website is