Is Your School Putting Students At Risk?

Is Your School Putting Students at Risk?

  • November 14, 2014

[Tweet "15 million Americans fall victim to identity theft each year. Your students could be next."] Every day, colleges and universities across the country accept student financial aid documents through email. Every one of those emails is a security breach…

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7 Productivity Power Ups For The Financial Aid Office

7 Productivity Power Ups for the Financial Aid Office

  • November 12, 2014

Ever feel like your job is to be Mario running along on this incredible mission but complex problems and time-consuming processes keep popping up like Fire Flowers and those awful little turtle guys? Okay, maybe you don't view your life through the lens of a late…

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4 Ways To Boost Compliance In Your Financial Aid Office

4 Ways to Boost Compliance in Your Financial Aid Office

  • November 10, 2014

Ah, compliance. The critical part of student financial aid for schools that is also occasionally (frequently) the bane of financial aid admins’ existence. As a financial aid director, you are held to rigid standards for maintaining compliance in your office.…

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AwardLetter: A Resolution To NASFAA’s Ethical Dilemma

AwardLetter: A Resolution to NASFAA’s Ethical Dilemma

  • November 5, 2014

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) released an article exploring the ethics of award letter information. The ethical dilemma is how to remain in compliance with regulations and codes while equipping students with enough information to make responsible borrowing…

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How To Hire The Right Financial Aid Director

How to Hire the Right Financial Aid Director

  • October 31, 2014

It's time to hire a financial aid director. You know finding one is no small task! The financial aid office is the fulcrum of admissions for most students, and you need a solid leader. Step 1: Line up candidates. So far so…

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Wicked Awesome Ways Colleges Are Using Technology

Wicked Awesome Ways Colleges are Using Technology

  • October 24, 2014

Luddites, beware! Some colleges are doing more than jump on the technology bandwagon – they’re driving it. From financial aid to the application process and beyond, forward-thinking schools are implementing technology across the college experience. And entrepreneurs are pioneering products…

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