Round Up: 5 Great Financial Aid Industry Blogs

Round Up: 5 Great Financial Aid Industry Blogs

  • November 17, 2014

The term blog isn’t so old; in fact I’ll boldly assume it’s younger than anyone reading this blog. It was coined in 1997, when John Barger called his site “weblog.” Since then, blogging has become a part of daily life…

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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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