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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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2019 – 2020 Financial Aid and FAFSA Deadlines

Make sure you meet your state's financial aid deadline.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph Published October 11, 2018

15 Financial Aid Questions You Need to Ask

What to ask to get the information you need.

By The Fastweb Team Published October 3, 2018

Making Sense of Your EFC

Learn about how your EFC is calculated and what comes after.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph Published October 2, 2018

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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!