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FAST Act to simplify FAFSA application raises concern from students

Several students recently voiced their concerns with a new bill introduced by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) in January that proposes to significantly restructure how the federal government helps students pay for college. Drafted last… Read More

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Georgetown and other universities accused of violating Higher Education Act

Georgetown, alongside 111 other schools, was violating the Higher Education Act by not telling students they did not need to fill out the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, which costs a minimum of $25, to receive federal financial aid, according… Read More

Obama administration announces a kinder, gentler FAFSA

As anyone who has ever applied for financial aid knows, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is not exactly user-friendly. With up to 153 questions, FAFSA is a confusing inconvenience for families that are financially literate and… Read More