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September 30: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 30, 2016 6:40:32 PM

September 30, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles examine the challenges low-income students face in K-12 and higher ed. We’re also highlighting important scholarship and financial aid opportunities available this week.

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Topics: Scholar News, financial aid, FAFSA, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

Don't Forget: Complete Your FAFSA as Soon as Possible

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Mar 3, 2015 11:47:00 AM

If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to complete a Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). You can find the application on the government-sponsored website.

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Topics: financial aid, Tips, FAFSA

Legislation Could Help Simplify Applying for Financial Aid

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Jul 16, 2014 4:26:15 PM

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One of the biggest barriers high-achieving, low-income students face when applying for financial aid is the mountain of paper work necessary to apply. The central component of that process is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is required for federal, state, or institutional aid.

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Topics: financial aid, FAFSA, education news

10 Great Advice Sites for Filling out the FAFSA

Posted by Elizabeth Davidson on Feb 10, 2014 3:20:00 PM

One can never get enough information about the FAFSA during FAFSA season.  Here are 10 terrific advice sites to give you detailed information about filling out the FAFSA as well as information about financial aid.

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Topics: funding college, financial aid, Tips, FAFSA

Top 5 Things To Know About FAFSA

Posted by Elizabeth Davidson on Jan 29, 2014 1:59:00 PM

Preparing to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid otherwise known as FAFSA?  It’s a daunting task but well worth your time. FAFSA can open the doors to the $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds that the federal government has available. Also, many states, schools, and private scholarships require you to submit the FAFSA before they will consider you for any financial aid.

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Topics: funding college, financial aid, Tips, FAFSA

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