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2020 Federal Aid News Articles
Senator Outlines Student Loan Relief in New Proposal July 30, 2020
The FAFSA: Why You Should File (And How!) July 23, 2020
Where High School Seniors Stand on Coronavirus and College July 16, 2020
Paying for College during Coronavirus June 26, 2020
College CARES Act for Incarcerated Students June 18, 2020
Want Help with Student Debt? Try These Resources June 12, 2020
Will You Pay Tax on Your Scholarships? June 5, 2020
Stimulus Aid for Beauty Schools, Cosmetology Students April 23, 2020
Need to Appeal Your Financial Aid Package? Here's a New Tool April 16, 2020
Coronavirus Stimulus Package: Higher Ed Edition March 24, 2020
Common FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid February 26, 2020
StudentAid.gov Debuts New Online Tools February 25, 2020
Student Loan Debt Forgiveness for U.S. Military Veterans February 4, 2020
Financial Aid Awareness Month - February 2020 Edition January 30, 2020
2019 Federal Aid News Articles
Plans to Tackle Student Loan Debt in 2020 December 30, 2019
NC Senator Proposes Taxing of Athletic Scholarships October 31, 2019
Education Department Beats out Debt Collectors in Student Loan Collection Battle August 6, 2019
Parents Giving Up Guardianship for College Cash? July 30, 2019
Proposed Pell Grant Expansion for Short-Term Training Programs July 9, 2019
3 Women Charged in $1M Student Financial Aid Fraud July 2, 2019
Warren Pitches Loan Forgiveness, Free College Education April 23, 2019
Insta Influencers Involved with Student FAFSA? February 12, 2019
College "Free for All" in Almost 20 States! January 8, 2019
2018 Federal Aid News Articles
Newbury College Closing Shortly After Enrolling Mount Ida Students December 18, 2018
College Students Expected to Vote in Record Numbers in Midterm Election November 6, 2018
File FAFSA Immediately for Best Chance at Getting Money for College October 2, 2018
Paying for College: Is College Cheaper in 2018 Than it was in 2008? March 27, 2018
2017 Federal Aid News Articles
Senate Bill to Make College Affordable and Accessible for Homeless, Foster Care Youth September 13, 2017
Free College Introduced in 4 More States August 23, 2017
Blue-Collar Students Trucking Through Student Debt August 15, 2017
House Passes New GI Bill Benefits July 25, 2017
CSU to Admit All Qualified Students July 3, 2017
Arizona Appeals Court Overturns In-State Tuition for DACA Students June 21, 2017
POTUS Pushing Apprenticeship Programs, Grants in 2017 June 14, 2017
Prison Incarceration Costs More than Harvard University Tuition June 6, 2017
Department of Education Seeking Single Loan Servicer May 23, 2017
Private Colleges Offering Free College Scholarships, Grants, & Discounts at Historic Levels in 2017 May 16, 2017
Finding Foster Youth College Scholarships on the Web May 8, 2017
Beyoncé Drops New "Formation Scholars" College Scholarship Program in 2017 April 28, 2017
Marijuana-Funded College Scholarship Program to Aid Colorado Students April 25, 2017
New York Free College Scholarship Program Not So "Free"? April 18, 2017
New York State to Offer Free College Scholarship Program in 2017 April 11, 2017
In 2017, Reconsider Co-signing Student Loans, Search College Scholarships First April 4, 2017
FAFSA Change Complicates Financial Aid Process, College Scholarships for 2017 May Help March 21, 2017
Fight for Free College in Oregon(?) February 14, 2017
Cost of Living at College Doubled Since 1980 January 31, 2017
2016 Federal Aid News Articles
Back To The Future - States Enticing Dropouts to Finish College December 27, 2016
Clinton Sidesteps Email Scandal, Proposes Free College July 6, 2016
POTUS' Daughter to Attend Harvard University after Gap Year May 3, 2016
Parents, Students Paying $1.5 Billion A Year for Remedial College Courses April 12, 2016
$427,000 University President: "College Unaffordability Due to Wealth Inequality" March 29, 2016
Student Loans Rank Top 10 in Consumer Scams March 8, 2016
Will Declining Lotto Sales Impact Scholarships? March 3, 2016
Talk is Cheap. College Isn't. February 23, 2016
$100,000 Grant to Drop Out of College? February 19, 2016
Undocumented Students Fighting for More Financial Aid, Scholarships February 16, 2016
Student Federal Aid to Blame for Increasing Tuition Costs? February 9, 2016
February is Financial Aid Awareness Month February 4, 2016
Pell Grants for Prisoners? Obama Says Yes January 28, 2016
2015 Federal Aid News Articles
Pay Attention to Big Changes in FAFSA, 529s, Financial Aid December 28, 2015
Is College Football Stealing Your Education? October 19, 2015
Fixing FAFSA: Acquiring Financial Aid to be Easier, Quicker September 25, 2015
High Stakes Testing August 24, 2015
Convict Education 101: College in Prison funded through Pell Grants August 4, 2015
Why Students Should Use Scholarship Websites July 15, 2015
Understanding President Obama’s Student Aid Bill of Rights Initiative March 13, 2015
Obama Hears Our Plea, Drops Proposal to Raise Taxes on 529 Savings Plans February 3, 2015
What Colleges Can Expect from Congress in 2015 January 21, 2015
Obamas Free College Proposal Raises Questions January 20, 2015
The FAFSA: New Year Means New Application January 6, 2015
2014 Federal Aid News Articles
Understanding Obama’s New Student Loan Plan August 15, 2014
Five Tips for Maximizing Merit Aid July 11, 2014
What’s in a Decimal Point? July 7, 2014
Community College Students: Avoid These Student Loan Challenges! June 27, 2014
President Obama Uses Executive Action to Push Student Loan Forgiveness June 20, 2014
Obama's Student Loan Plan: What's in it for you? June 10, 2014
Consider Consolidating Your Private Student Loan Debt May 13, 2014
Student Debt Forgiveness Programs Skyrocket May 6, 2014
President Obama Encourages More Students to Fill Out FAFSA March 13, 2014
How to Maximize Your Financial Aid Package February 13, 2014
Colleges Accused of Misleading Students About Financial Aid Applications February 7, 2014
Tennessee Governor Proposes Free Community College February 4, 2014
Top Issues Millennials Want Discussed in State of the Union Address January 28, 2014
President, FLOTUS Push for More Access to Higher Education for Low-Income Students January 21, 2014
The FAFSA: New Year Means New Application January 1, 2014
2013 Federal Aid News Articles
Colorado State U. Adds Women’s Soccer, Nixes Water Polo in Order to Comply with Title IX November 21, 2013
LGBT Students Can Face Serious Roadblocks to Financial Aid October 31, 2013
College Tuition Increases Slow, Government Aid Falls October 25, 2013
Don’t Let Cost Dictate Your College Choice October 1, 2013
Federal Incentives for Aid September 9, 2013
Your Guide to On-Campus Living September 4, 2013
Popping the Bubble: How to Keep Up on Current Events in College August 28, 2013
For Some, "Pay it Forward" A Step Backward August 22, 2013
College Cost Increases Continue to Outpace Inflation August 21, 2013
Merkley's "Pay it Forward" Guaranteed College Affordability Act August 20, 2013
The Perks of Joining the Military After High School August 2, 2013
Planning Your Ideal Study Abroad Experience July 11, 2013
Finding the Best Scholarship for YOU June 25, 2013
Is the Four-Year Plan Making Us Feel Guilty? June 4, 2013
FAFSA to Recognize Same-Sex and Unmarried Parents by 2014 May 7, 2013
How Work-Study Can Help You Pay for School May 6, 2013
Are Summer Classes Right for You? April 29, 2013
Working Your Way Through College...and Enjoying It! April 24, 2013
Light Up...and Send a Student to College? April 2, 2013
Cornell Student Organization Gives Financial Solace to Undocumented Students March 13, 2013
The Early Bird Gets the (Scholarship) Worm March 7, 2013
Finding On-Campus Employment March 4, 2013
Study: Pell Grant Restrictions Affect Enrollment at Community Colleges in the South February 13, 2013
Changes to 529 Savings Plans February 5, 2013
The FAFSA: New Year Means New Application January 3, 2013
2012 Federal Aid News Articles
UChicago’s New Financial Aid Initiative Targets Local Students November 9, 2012
Duncan to College Applicants: "Shop Around" July 3, 2012
How Will You Fund Your College Education? June 8, 2012
Concerned About Student Debt? Choose Your School Wisely May 11, 2012
"First Generation" Trains Its Lens on College Access April 24, 2012
State Financial Aid Runs Dry in Illinois March 22, 2012
Colleges Worry About End of Federal Aid-Based Ability Benefit March 20, 2012
Congress Plans to Double Stafford Loan Interest Rates March 14, 2012
Just the (FAFSA) Facts, Ma’am March 9, 2012
Romney on College Costs March 6, 2012
Loop. Perl. Scholarship of the Week! March 5, 2012
Sixty-Two Schools Meet Students’ Full Financial Need February 22, 2012
Obama Grants NCLB Waivers to 10 States February 10, 2012
Study Reveals Fewer Students Attending First-Choice Schools January 27, 2012
The President on Education January 25, 2012
The Pros and Cons of Graduating Early January 20, 2012
Good Samaritan Pays Student’s Tuition January 13, 2012
2011 Federal Aid News Articles
Is College Still Worthwhile? December 30, 2011
Ohio to Eliminate Remedial Funding in Higher Ed by 2020 December 29, 2011
And the Least Indebted Graduates Are... December 28, 2011
Pell Maximum Maintained, Eligibility Tightened December 16, 2011
Federal Mandate Will Standardize High School Graduation Rates December 14, 2011
A Little Loan Goes a Long Way November 29, 2011
The Fight Against Federal Student Aid Fraud October 21, 2011
The Impact of Merit Aid October 19, 2011
Federal Mandate: All Schools Must Offer Net Price Calculators by October 29th September 16, 2011
What National University is the Best Value? September 8, 2011
Student Loan Delinquencies Continue to Rise August 18, 2011
Pell Grants, the Debt Ceiling and You August 4, 2011
Debt Deal Not So for Graduate Students August 2, 2011
Debt-Ceiling Deal Spares Pell Grant Program August 1, 2011
UC Students to Face Additional Tuition Hike July 18, 2011
Double Your Potential with a Double Major or Minor July 15, 2011
The Best Financial Aid Policies in Higher Ed July 13, 2011
The Perks of Work-Study July 7, 2011
Pet Ownership 101 for College Students June 30, 2011
Ed Secretary Duncan: “DREAM Act Would Benefit Our Country” June 29, 2011
California Makes Cuts, Students Feel the Pain June 28, 2011
Fed Law Requires College Net Price Calculators, Experts Question Accuracy June 23, 2011
Financial Woes for Students in Tennessee June 21, 2011
Helpful Tips on Maximizing Merit Aid June 16, 2011
Students Say "I Do" for Lower Tuition June 7, 2011
N.J. Bill Proposes Banning Public Colleges from Paying Commencement Speakers May 31, 2011
Seven Tips for Repaying Your Student Loans May 19, 2011
Sallie Mae to Cut Student Loan Interest Rates May 17, 2011
Financial Aid Applications Increase for 2011-2012 April 26, 2011
UCs Out-of-State Solution April 20, 2011
What Ever Happened to No Takesy Backsies? April 6, 2011
GOP Congressman: Pell Grants are Becoming ‘The Welfare of the 21st Century’ April 4, 2011
Deadline for Our Facebook Scholarship Approaching March 22, 2011
College Costs (Literally) an Arm and a Leg February 28, 2011
Wealthier Students More Likely to Gain Admissions February 23, 2011
Scholarship Scam Spotting 101 February 16, 2011
Obama (Sorta Kinda) Keeps His Promise February 15, 2011
2010 Federal Aid News Articles
5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Happy New FAFSA! December 31, 2010
House Passes Controversial Dream Act December 9, 2010
Grace Period for Student Loans Coming to an End November 11, 2010
How Expensive is "Too Expensive" for a College Education? November 4, 2010
Obama Extends an "Opportunity" to College Students October 13, 2010
Federal Student Aid September 30, 2010
Save the Perkins! September 23, 2010
For-Profit Colleges Face More Challenges August 4, 2010
Senate Approves Bill to Protect Against Lending Abuses July 16, 2010
Data Suggests More Default on Loans than Government Reports July 13, 2010
Legislators Ask for Analysis of For-Profit Colleges June 22, 2010
Should More Changes Follow Switch to Direct Loans Program? May 14, 2010
Making the Choice: Tips for Comparing Financial Aid Packages April 15, 2010
Student Loan Bill Approved by House March 23, 2010
Student Loan Bill May Become Part of Health Care Package March 12, 2010
Know Your Tax Benefit Options This Filing Season February 3, 2010
FAFSA Moves Toward Simpler Form January 5, 2010
2009 Federal Aid News Articles
FAFSA Available Starting Tomorrow, Jan. 1 December 31, 2009
Tool Syncing FAFSA with IRS Data to Debut in January December 4, 2009
The First Step Doesn’t Have To Be the Hardest November 17, 2009
Survey Shows Students Know Too Little About College Aid October 22, 2009
Community College Students Need More Access to Federal Loans October 9, 2009
Attention Future FAFSA Filers: You Don't Need to Pay for Aid October 1, 2009
The State of Federal Student Financial Aid March 3, 2009
2007 Federal Aid News Articles
Setting-Up a Scholarship 101 September 5, 2007
Perkins Loans August 30, 2007
Pell Grants August 29, 2007
Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships, Internships and Loans Explored August 28, 2007
Making Sense of Your FAFSA Award Letter August 21, 2007