Federal financial aid has been a thread in the fabric of traditional brick-and-mortar higher education since 1958 - when the National Defense Student Loan Program (precursor to Perkins) was created. It wasn't until 2006 that schools with less than 50% of classes…
What does an Agile product owner for Financial Aid actually do? We asked Janie Leddy-Jones, Western Governors University’s Associate Director of Financial Aid & Financial Services Agile Product Owner.
Pull up multiple ISIRs for a student side-by-side, perform an audit, and automatically see a comparison screen with comprehensive results outlining discrepant and conflicting info. Quick, easy, and accurate.
NASFAA's 2016 Conference: Best practices. Industry leaders. Networking. Federal, industry, and school perspectives. It’s going to be a busy conference, here’s some information to help you plan.
People are using smartphones and tablets to get information about everything from finances to health to education. We are in the midst of a tech revolution and financial aid needs to take note. Here’s why all service providers – including financial aid offices – should care.
Take steps to help State Representatives better understand what role they can play in the early FAFSA and PPY process—and why their involvement is crucial. This Open Letter State Advocacy Template, created in partnership with Mark Kantrowitz, can help.
A data-driven, insight fueled solution to help you prepare your FinAid office for the future is here. This week we highlight how insights can help you plan effective verification resources, and know who will be able to use the DRT.
Financial Aid professionals can (and should) use PPY and early FAFSA changes as an opportunity to reach out to area high schools. Helping college counselors better understand the changes on the horizon can smooth the way for incoming students.
Legacies are great, when it comes to college traditions and histories. Legacy technology systems and outdated ways of thinking about how students want to connect with services and resources isn’t so great. rSmart and CampusLogic provide tips on how to offer the best student experience.