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Resources provided for students to tackle FAFSA early

October 16, 2019

Starting Oct. 1, students are now able to apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).The intimidating tedious and stressful process is upon students once again as...

College students lack motivation to apply for scholarships

Students have become discouraged to apply for scholarships. Image screenshot from video.
January 25, 2018

Many students know that scholarships are essential when it comes to having sufficient funds for college. However, students lack motivation to complete scholarship applications. They no longer seem interested...

Work study program needs help

January 28, 2015

The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office sucks when it comes to the work study program. Seriously though, have you ever heard of the phrase "up shit creek without a paddle?" Yeah, that creek would be the...

Federal aid application now recognizes same-sex parents

Kentiner David, assistant director of the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office, explains that changes to FAFSA may not benefit some students.Photo credit: Enrique Raymundo
February 4, 2014

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid has been updated to feature language that is more inclusive of those with same-sex parents.Previously, students could only list one parent on the application...

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