https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbpAaJv812U As the 2018-2019 school year approaches, so is the start date of filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is important for a few reasons, as it's a pathway to receiving several forms of financial aid including grants, loans and work study. More information is available from the office of financial … [Read more...] about Why you should start your FAFSA today
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
The deadline to submit a Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeal is Friday March 31st. The appeal must be complete, including the appeal form, the academic plan with your advisor's signature, and any supporting documents you think will help your case. If approved, your appeal allows you to receive financial aid for the Spring semester. Download the SAP … [Read more...] about Deadline Coming: SAP Appeals
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!!!
Is your piggy bank getting a little skinny? Are you borrowing more money from your parents, your grandparents, or your Uncle Sam than you would like? Then you should definitely complete the MSU General and Departmental Scholarship Application for the 2016-2017 Academic Year! It's faster and easier than you might think and totally worth your time! Who is eligible to apply? … [Read more...] about Scholarship Deadline