7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA: Student's Guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
A video tutorial for the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
What You Need to Know: Federal Student Aid Academic Years
Understanding Federal Student Aid academic years and when to anticipate disbursements will help you prepare your financial budget for your time in school.
How lifting a federal ban on student aid for inmates could bolster state economies
A new study lays out the financial benefits of ending a 25-year congressional ban on Pell grants for prison inmates.
5 crunch-time tips for filing student aid FAFSA forms
It is a quirky year for financial aid applications. Parents and students face the prospect of filing two FAFSAs in 2016.
Federal Aid Eligibility
Check out these five quick facts about eligibility for Federal Student Aid.1. US citizens and some non-citizens with a Social Security Number can get federal financial aid. 2. You need a high school diploma or GED, or to have completed homeschooling.
Why Federal Student Loans Don't Have Lower Interest Rates
Betsy Mayotte answers' questions about the differences between federal and private student loans, as well as studying abroad with U.S. financial aid.
Learn How to Apply for Federal Financial Aid
Does the thought of filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) overwhelm you? Take control of your or your child’s student federal aid potential by attending FAFSA Day Massachusetts on Sunday, February 23rd, ...
Carlow, Pittsburgh diocese announce student aid program worth up to $20,000
Grants of up to $20,000 intended to make a Catholic university education more affordable, while rewarding parents for keeping their children in Diocese of ...
What to know about forbearing, deferring and canceling federal student loans
Having a hard time paying off your federal student loan? Consider loan forbearance or deferment.
Scholarships / Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA Tutorial)
The 2018-19 FAFSA can be filed as early as October 1, 2017. The earlier you submit the FAFSA, the more opportunities for financial aid for your student. Income and tax information from 2016 will be used. See the resource links to the right for information on how to obtain an FSA ID and how to complete the FAFSA.
The Ultimate Federal Financial Aid Eligibility Guide
A breakdown of the federal government's financial aid eligibility guidelines and what you need to know to qualify for federal financial aid.
Understanding FAFSA and How to Apply for Federal Financial Aid
As you apply for and enroll in college, don't forget to fill out FAFSA to determine what federal student aid funds you can use to help fund your education.
How to Pay for College: Top 7 Student Aid Questions Answered
[boilerplate author-shivaun-martynes] You’ve decided to get your degree. Now it’s time to think about how to pay for college. There are many student aid options available to help you pay for college: government, businesses, community organizations and even individuals. The...
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How do I apply for financial aid?
The first step to exploring your financial aid options is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (also known as the FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed....
Parent’s Guide to the FAFSA and Federal Student Aid
From your FAFSA parent login to figuring out dependency and who should file if there's a divorce, there's a lot to unpack in helping your child get student loans and other financial aid.
How to get the most from federal student aid
Before filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, you need to know exactly what you're getting into.
Ep. 68 How Test Scores and Federal Aid are Connected
There’s an intriguing new study that shows a connected between when low-income families receive supplemental nutrition, or SNAP assistance, and student test scores. The study is believed to be the first to show a connection between benefits of this sort and academic performance The authors of the study are Anna Gassman-Pines and Laura Bellows. Gassman-Pines is an Associate Professor of Public Policy, Psychology, and Neuroscience at…
What you need to know about submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
If you’re working on your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application and plan to use the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) to download your 2015 income tax figures, you may be out of luck. Currently this option, known as the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT), is unavailable. The IRS and the U.S. Department of Education confirmed that the federal government purposefully shut off the IRS DRT…
Here’s a step-by-step guide for filling out the college federal student aid application
The process isn’t short, but experts say it is worth it.