Mark Kantrowitz
Publisher of the FinAid and Fastweb websites


One of the nation's leading financial aid experts, Mark Kantrowitz has written two books on student aid and has even been called to testify before Congress about financial aid, scholarships and student loans on several occasions. Quoted daily in national newspapers, there's a reason why he's the financial aid guy's financial aid guy.

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Why Should I Complete the FAFSA?

Most students are eligible for financial aid! Completing the FAFSA can really help you pay for college.

Shawna Newman Published October 13, 2020

10 FAFSA Mistakes that Affect Financial Aid

Errors can cause you to lose out on financial aid dollars!

Shawna Newman Published October 8, 2020

Which Assets and Debts are Reported on the FAFSA?

Expert advice on maximizing financial aid eligibility on the FAFSA.

Kathryn Knight Randolph Published October 8, 2020

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Financial Aid Tips from the Expert

How can you get a bigger financial aid package? Mark Kantrowitz , FastWeb’s own financial aid guru and one of the top financial aid experts in the country, answers that burning question and more.

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