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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5 Tips and Tricks to Finish, Renew Your FAFSA

Clever brain tricks work!

Shawna Newman Published February 23, 2021

Financial Aid for Female Students

Explore financial aid opportunities and resources for female students.

Kathryn Knight Randolph Published February 16, 2021

Financial Aid Glossary: Terms You Need to Know

Learn the main financial aid terms you need to know.

The Fastweb Team Published February 11, 2021

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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!