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A Walkthrough Of The FAFSA App – myStudentAid

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The FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid is notoriously time-consuming. It asks for all sorts of information with special emphasis on your financial details. While filling out the application, you have to make doubly sure that all the information you provide is accurate. However daunting the prospect, filling this form is important in …
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Can I Edit The FAFSA After I Submit It?

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Yes, you can edit the FAFSA after you’ve submitted it. And, you should edit it if any information is inaccurate or outdated. When filling out the FAFSA, you are required to enter information that’s correct as of the day you sign the application. However, this information could change any time. You may move and have …
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2021-2022 FAFSA Updates You Should Know About!

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October is here which means the FAFSA has arrived. This year, for the 2021-2022 school season, the FAFSA has a few updates. While there aren’t as many changes as previous years, it’s still important to know what is different. Read on to discover what major changes the FAFSA form has in store. $0 EFC Threshold …
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Types of Alternative Tuition Plans for College

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Alternative tuition plans are designed to help students pay their college fees without taking out expensive student loans. There are three main types of alternative tuition plans – Prepaid Tuition Plan, Tuition Guarantee Plan, and Tuition Payment Plan. All three work differently and have different terms and conditions. The most notable benefit of alternative tuition …
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Q&A With Courteney Wilkinson — College Raptor’s Scholarship Award Certificate Winner!

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Courteney Wilkinson is the most recent winner of the College Raptor $1,000 scholarship award certificate! Courteney was kind enough to answer a few questions about her college search and journey. There are some great insights in her Q&A that might be helpful to college-bound students. Check it out! Tell us about yourself! I am 24 …
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6 Important Pieces of Student Loan Refinance Advice

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Student loan refinancing offers several benefits. When you refinance, you exchange your old high-interest student loans for a new loan with all new terms. You could get lower interest rates, lower monthly payments, or different terms depending on what your goals are. The key to enjoying the benefits of student loan refinance advice is to …
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