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August 22, 2014

New Interactive Map Available on State Financial Aid Programs

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators launches new tools to help prospective college students find state resources to help pay for college.

August 06, 2014

Financial Aid Professionals Call for Reporting Changes

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators releases 15 recommendations to change college reporting requirements for prospective and enrolled students.

April 04, 2014

Making Sense of Financial-Aid Packages for College

Possible changes to the code of conduct for financial-aid professionals could bring additional clarity to award letters in the future.

January 08, 2014

New Resources Available as Season for Seeking Financial Aid Kicks Off

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.

December 09, 2013

U.S. Dept. of Ed. Looks to Experiment with New Financial-Aid Models

Colleges are being invited to test out new ways of awarding federal aid, including giving Pell Grants to high school students and offering grants for competency-based progress, under a new initiative.

August 20, 2013

More Students Relying on Federal Student Aids and Loans

In 2011-12, 71 percent of all undergraduates received some type of financial aid compared with 66 percent four years earlier, says a new report.

May 21, 2013

Grads Wish They Were More Savvy About College Debt, Survey Shows

Nearly half of recent college graduates were surprised by the amount of debt they accrued, a survey shows.

April 29, 2013

Financial-Aid Applications to Seek More Income Details From Parents

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

Helping High School Seniors Sort Financial-Aid Offers

A financial-aid shopping sheet debuts this year and is among several resources to help incoming college freshmen compare education costs.

October 17, 2012

Financial-Aid Letters Still Confusing for Students

An investigation by ProPublica finds many colleges still producing confusing financial-aid award letters to students.

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