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The Basics of Financial Aid for Study Abroad

The Basics of Financial Aid for Study Abroad

Make study abroad affordable with the help of financial aid.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 11, 2018
February is Financial Aid Awareness Month

February is Financial Aid Awareness Month

There's one very important celebration that takes place all month long that you may have overlooked...Financial Aid Awareness Month!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 11, 2018
Quick Answers to Common Questions about Financial Aid

Quick Answers to Common Questions about Financial Aid

Expert financial aid advice for your most pressing questions.

By The Fastweb Team
Published January 8, 2018
Top 5 Common FAFSA Mistakes

Top 5 Common FAFSA Mistakes

Avoid making these mistakes when you file the FAFSA this year.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 7, 2018
Have You Considered Consolidating?

Have You Considered Consolidating?

Keeping track of all your student loans can be confusing - is consolidation the answer?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 7, 2018
Financial Aid Award Packages Arriving Soon

Financial Aid Award Packages Arriving Soon

Filling out the FAFSA early has its benefits.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 4, 2018
The Beginner’s Guide to Financial Aid

The Beginner’s Guide to Financial Aid

Get the most out of your financial aid application by knowing more about how the process works.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 2, 2018
2018 - 2019 Financial Aid Deadlines

2018 - 2019 Financial Aid Deadlines

We've got you covered with a complete list of financial aid deadlines, state-by-state, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2018
Defrauded Borrowers Receive Debt Relief from Government

Defrauded Borrowers Receive Debt Relief from Government

DeVos changes debt relief for those defrauded by for-profit schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 28, 2017
Does Your Family Have a Plan to Pay for College?

Does Your Family Have a Plan to Pay for College?

Starting earlier, rather than later, can help you better prepare.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 22, 2017
Should I Claim Scholarships & Other Awards on My Taxes?

Should I Claim Scholarships & Other Awards on My Taxes?

Your scholarship may be taxable - discover how to report your scholarships on your taxes.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 8, 2017
Federal Financial Aid and the Independent Student

Federal Financial Aid and the Independent Student

Are you considered an independent student? Find out.

By The Fastweb Team
Published December 8, 2017
Income and Financial Aid Eligibility

Income and Financial Aid Eligibility

Expert answers on income and financial aid eligibility.

By The Fastweb Team
Published December 8, 2017
Students Lose Financial Aid for Failure to Make Satisfactory Academic Progress

Students Lose Financial Aid for Failure to Make Satisfactory Academic Progress

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

By The Fastweb Team
Published December 8, 2017
Department of Education Unveils Plans for FAFSA App

Department of Education Unveils Plans for FAFSA App

The FAFSA mobile app is set to launch in April 2018.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 6, 2017
Trump on Student Loans and Financial Aid: Where Does He Stand Now?

Trump on Student Loans and Financial Aid: Where Does He Stand Now?

The Trump administration has multiple proposals for higher education spending.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 16, 2017
Programs and Scholarships to Pay Off Student Loans

Programs and Scholarships to Pay Off Student Loans

Looking for a bailout? Good news! The only catch is you'll have to do some good...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 8, 2017
FAFSA Updated to Accommodate Same-Sex Parentage

FAFSA Updated to Accommodate Same-Sex Parentage

The changes to FAFSA are considered a step forward for the LGBTQ community.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 29, 2017
How is a Life Estate Treated on the FAFSA? Do the Restrictions Matter?

How is a Life Estate Treated on the FAFSA? Do the Restrictions Matter?

Everything you need to know about life estates on the FASFA.

By The Fastweb Team
Published September 29, 2017
Does Dependency Status on Income Tax Returns Affect Financial Aid Eligibility?

Does Dependency Status on Income Tax Returns Affect Financial Aid Eligibility?

Dependency status on federal income tax returns and on the FAFSA.

By The Fastweb Team
Published September 29, 2017