As FASFA season kicks off Jan. 1, high schools are encouraged to increase applications to help more students finance college.
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January 05, 2015
October 31, 2014
The Reach Higher Initiative is sponsoring a video contest to illustrate model programs on financial aid completion and college mentoring.
September 19, 2014
Free financial aid information arranged by grade level is available online to help students connect with resources to pay for college.
April 04, 2014
Possible changes to the code of conduct for financial-aid professionals could bring additional clarity to award letters in the future.
January 08, 2014
In January, the new FAFSA form became available for incoming college students and experts suggest starting early for the best chance of getting financial aid.
April 29, 2013
The Free Application for Student Aid will start asking for income and other information from a dependent student's parents regardless of the parents' marital status or gender.
April 08, 2013
A financial-aid shopping sheet debuts this year and is among several resources to help incoming college freshmen compare education costs.
October 13, 2012
New report, "Lost without a Map: A Survey About Student Experiences Navigating the Financial Aid Process," reflects student borrowers lack of knowledge and counseling about loans.
March 13, 2012
A new tool from the U.S. Department of Education lets schools track FAFSA completion of students.
February 19, 2012
U.S. News lists 62 colleges that claim to cover 100 percent of student financial need.