Tag: FAFSA

Need help filing the FAFSA? Here’s where you can get it

| December 5, 2018
Need help filing the FAFSA? Here’s where you can get it

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine financial aid eligibility for colleges and vocational schools can be a challenge for high school seniors and their parents.

To make it easier, high schools, community organizations and postsecondary schools around the state offer College Goal FAF$A workshops that have helped more than 55,000 students and their families complete the critically important application in the past 10 years, thanks to help from the Arizona Commission on Postsecondary Education.

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Arizona seeks to increase number of students filling out FAFSA

| October 9, 2018
Arizona seeks to increase number of students filling out FAFSA

It would seem a no-brainer for any Arizona students who needs a college scholarship to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which streamlines the process of applying for almost any scholarship.

However, fewer than half do.

The FAFSA has become the almost universally used application that helps schools and the government determine if a student qualifies for a Pell Grant, a loan or scholarships.

The application process launches Oct. 1 every year.

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Flagstaff FAF$A Workshop to be held Nov. 4. Please see related stories

| November 1, 2017
Flagstaff FAF$A Workshop to be held Nov. 4. Please see related stories

In partnership with LAUNCH Flagstaff, the Northern Arizona College Resource Center will be hosting a community wide FAFSA completion event at the 4th Street CCC Campus on November 4th.

Filing the FAFSA is the first step
to finding money for college.

Get FREE hands-on help at the Flagstaff FAFSA Completion Workshop

Drop-in to receive individualized assistance from FAFSA experts during these hours.

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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – What it is and how it might impact you.

| September 28, 2016
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – What it is and how it might impact you.

FAFSA season begins on October 1st, 2016. If you have older children who recently started college, this may be earlier in the year than you remember. The Federal government is now allowing families to apply three months earlier than in previous years. And applying online is easier than ever!

Students and their parents can now apply for financial aid during the fall of their senior year instead of waiting until January 1st.

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FAFSA Season is Here

| September 28, 2016
FAFSA Season is Here

FAFSA season begins on October 1st, 2016. If you have older children who recently started college, this may be earlier in the year than you remember. The Federal government is now allowing families to apply three months earlier than in previous years. And applying online is easier than ever!

Students and their parents can now apply for financial aid during the fall of their senior year instead of waiting until January 1st.

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First Lady Takes FAFSA Completion Campaign to New Heights

| February 7, 2014
First Lady Takes FAFSA Completion Campaign to New Heights

The college access and success movement gained new momentum on Wednesday as First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to students and parents completing FAFSA forms at the T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA.

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