You are in college but you are under 24. Depending on the circumstance, your parents may be eligible to claim you and if so, they get your american opp credit.
If not, make sure you have everything you need. 1098T forms etc, and if you paid on student loans, you'd need the form for that.
If your scholarships are more than your tuition, that counts as income. If you had to buy a laptop or other supplies, you need to keep your receipts and have some type of proof that you needed for class (syllabus)
You can get credit for work uniforms on some state taxes if the uniform was paid by you and it isnt suitable for everyday use.
Depending on how much you made, you may be eligible if you meet the income guidelines and...
If you do not have a qualifying child, you must:
- be age 25 but under 65 at the end of the 2012,
- live in the United States for more than half the year, and
- not qualify as a dependent of another person.