The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) has been deactivated until further notice. Yes, we're sad about it. Sad enough to want sad trombone music. Citing data security concerns, the U.S. Department of Education and the IRS have disabled the DRT until additional security measures can be put into place. The outage is expected to last until October when the 2018-2019 FAFSA becomes … [Read more...] about Update on the IRS Data Retrieval Tool
Students are being targeted by companies trying to profit from the current changes in Washington. Don't fall for it. Recently, a third-party debt relief company, claiming to be the Department of Education, has been leaving voicemail messages for student borrowers claiming that they must act immediately to qualify for student loan forgiveness before the program is … [Read more...] about SCAM ALERT!!!
We get it. But maybe you could end up paying less next year? Admitted students have until March 1st to complete this General and Department Scholarship Application for 2017-2018 Foundation scholarships. It doesn't matter if you're an undergrad or graduate, in-state or out-of-state. It's free to apply, and you just need access to your My.MissouriState account first. On … [Read more...] about School Cost Got You Down?
In honor of Financial Literacy Month, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) is dispelling commons myths about financial aid award packages. April is also the month when most higher education institutions send their award letters for fall enrollment, so test your college-cost savvy with these myths and facts: Myth or Fact? It’s all free … [Read more...] about Financial Aid Myths and Facts