Every Thursday throughout the month of January, UHEAA will be giving away free and fabulous student prize packs for short 140 character “tweets” on the popular social network Twitter. The beginning of the year marks that it’s financial aid season for students in college and seniors in high school so the topic of focus for this month’s contests will be the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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At the end of every winter college semester, comes a very special and important time of year … A time that you spend with family … No, it’s not the holidays, it’s FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid) time! Holiday fatigued parents and students usually look at the FAFSA with expressions of terror. Mainly because of the vast amount of information the FAFSA usually needs in order to correctly determine the amount of federal aid that you or your student is entitled to. But no longer will the word FAFSA leave you seriously considering a sprint in the opposite direction because the new fafsa.ed.gov website and features change everything. Well, maybe not everything but most definitely enough to make the FAFSA a headache free process!
The folks at bankrate.com had a chance to talk with David Feitz from the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority and he gave some great tips on some of the best ways to pay for college tuition. If you're into making New Year's resolutions, here are some ideas that may help you resolve to attend...
Definition: possibly the most-dreaded acronym in the world of higher education, it stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. On the list of “Dreaded Acronyms,” it’s right up there with “MCAT,” “GRE,” and “LSAT,” except that usually you only have to take one of those exams once. The FAFSA must be renewed annually if you want to be considered for financial aid every year.