Cuesta College Reduces FinAid Processing Time By 89%

Cuesta College Reduces FinAid Processing Time by 89%

  • June 2, 2016

“Enrollment is fighting for every student they can get. Packaging awards earlier puts a student ahead of the game, because they can start planning,” says Patrick Scott, Director of Financial Aid at Cuesta College. And when students can plan earlier, the more likely they are to show up and retain into the next semester. Scott shares his financial aid office's performance wins since transitioning to CampusLogic.

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Mobile Learning Week 2016 Kicks Off March 7

Mobile Learning Week 2016 kicks off March 7

  • February 29, 2016

Leveraging mobile for educational innovation, globally Mobile Learning Week 2016 kicks off in a week's time, hosted by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Holistically the event “seeks to advance understandings of how technology can be leveraged…

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Automate Any Financial Aid Form

Automate any financial aid form

  • February 24, 2016

Free your office from the weight of 1,600 walruses 2015 was an eventful year in financial aid. President Obama announced plans to provide students with two years of tuition-free community college, setting off a firestorm of debate. The president announced…

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Happy Financial Aid Awareness Month

Happy Financial Aid Awareness Month

  • February 1, 2016

lupDujHomwIj luteb gharghmey! (That’s “#imakefinancialaidawesome” in Klingon.) By Tracy Nita Skochil Ranking right up there with July’s  National Ice Cream Month (we live in a desert, cool treats rock!), Financial Aid Awareness Month is a party around this office. Why?…

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Exit Counseling: What, How And Why

Exit Counseling: What, How and Why

  • April 6, 2015

When higher education students who received federal loans graduate, drop below the minimum number of required credit hours or withdraw from school, they are required to complete exit counseling. Often this entails the student reading a bunch of dry explanations online,…

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How Top Colleges Can Attract Smart (if Low-Income) Students

How Top Colleges Can Attract Smart (if Low-Income) Students

  • January 12, 2015

Even as colleges work harder to build racially and economically diverse classes, many are struggling to find qualified applicants from low-income households. A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that, of low-income students with ACT scores…

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