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 is Parental Information Required on the FAFSA?

A dependent student will not qualify for federal student aid if parental information is not included on their FAFSA.

Published December 4, 2023

Military Education Benefits: Join Military to Pay for School

Join the military & drastically cut the cost of college!

Published November 9, 2023

Understand Your Student Aid Report

Everything you need to know about the SAR derived from the FAFSA.

Published October 25, 2023


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