This past week has seen the release of several proposals to address the subsidized Stafford loan interest rate increase scheduled to occur on July 1. To easily compare the provisions of these multiple proposals, NASFAA has created a chart that summarizes the basic tenets of each.
The Department of Education (ED) has posted a draft of the 2014-15 paper version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other related documents (e.g., Paper Student Aid Report). The documents can be found under Forms and Instructions. ED has also included an Enhancements Summary to assist the financial aid community in identifying change […]
Late in March, a task force of 17 NASFAA members forwarded to NASFAA’s Board of Directors an initial list of 61 recommendations for changes to the Higher Education Act via the upcoming reauthorization. The Board accepted most of those recommendations, although it requested that some be further developed. This article is the first in a series highlighting the […]
"In today's competitive, knowledge-based global economy, a college education is one of the most important investments an American student can make to succeed. It can also be one of the most expensive," Sen. Marco Rubio writes in the Orlando Sentinel.