The Office of Student Financial Aid receives quite a few questions regarding aid disbursements at the beginning of each year. Below are answers to a few of the more common questions. I need financial aid to help pay for school but haven’t submitted my FAFSA yet. Is it too late? No! you can still submit your FAFSA for the 2021-2022 academic year. Simply login to … [Read more...] about Financial Aid Highlights and Reminders – Answers to Common Questions
October is upon us and that means different things to different people. To me, it means pumpkin spice everything, leaves changing color, brisk days, and completing the FAFSA! That’s right, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA) is now open for the 2021-2022 Academic Year and we encourage all students to submit a FAFSA as early as possible. Many students have … [Read more...] about October is Here – Complete the FAFSA
Hey! My name is Desmond and I am one of the graduate assistants within the Study Away Programs office. I completed three semesters abroad in Mexico and am now in my third year working for Study Away Programs which makes me qualified to talk to you about going abroad! To get the conversation rolling, we’re going to do a bit of role play. I’ll pretend that your child has decided … [Read more...] about The 411 of Study Away at Missouri State University – Part One
FAFSA - the dreaded acronym that causes lots of stress for college students and their families. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can be one of the most confusing parts of financial aid for a college student but it is very necessary! When my daughters were filling out the FAFSA, I would feel like pulling my hair out sometimes. But we made it through and you … [Read more...] about Ask Priscilla! My student and I are confused about the FAFSA. What do we need to know?