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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Losing Financial Aid for Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

Find out why getting Cs and Ds could lead to a loss of financial aid.

Published August 12, 2022

PSLF Loan Forgiveness: Fastweb Editor Shares Success Story

Get details about a real-life loan forgiveness success story.

Published July 9, 2022

Top 10 Colleges with the Best Financial Aid

Check out the colleges and universities with best financial aid packages.

Published July 7, 2022

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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.

View more of Mark Kantrowitz's expert advice here -- only on Fastweb!