Financial Aid Application Process

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Data Trends in Student Aid (2016) This is an annual College Board publication is a compendium of information on the funding that is available to help students pay for college. This report documents grant aid, loans, tax benefits, and Federal Work-Study Assistance. It examines changes in funding levels over time, reports on the distribution of aid, and tracks the debt students incur. Electronic (PDF)
Pre/Post Survey Pre/Post Survey with Answers This is the quiz participants take at the beginning and end of the workshop with answers included. Word Doc
Applications Financial Aid Application Timeline Activity Props These are the props to the financial aid application timeline activity. It includes the steps for applying for financial aid and a calendar for fall and spring admissions so participants can order the steps on the calendar. Word Doc
Applications FAFSA Application Companion This in-depth document serves as a helpful tool for students to assist them in filing their FAFSA. Electronic (PDF)
Applications TAP Application Companion This in-depth document serves as a helpful tool for students to assist them in filling out their TAP Application. Electronic (PDF)
Applications PROFILE Application Companion This in-depth document serves as a helpful tool for students to assist them in filling out their PROFILE application. Electronic (PDF)
Applications Financial Aid Websites and Scholarship Listings This is a helpful tool that lists a variety of useful financial aid and scholarship websites for the benefit of students, in PDF form. Electronic (PDF)
Applications Overview of Applying for Financial Aid 2016-2017 This document, intended to help students, parents, and counselors alike, provides an overview of what the financial aid process will entail for 2016-2017. This document introduces some of the primary aspects concepts of the financial aid process such as FAFSA, SAR, PROFILE, and TAP. Electronic (PDF)
Law and Policy Communication and Matching Between Government Agencies This document describes the concequences of filing a FAFSA, in particular, the information that the United States Government recieves after students file one. Electronic (PDF)
Law and Policy Eligibility for Financial Support Based on Immigrant Status This document explains which kinds of students are eligibile to recieve financial aid in the United States as a whole, and also in SUNY and CUNY schools. Electronic (PDF)
Applications Checklist to Apply for Financial Aid Here is a helpful step-by-step checklist outlining all of the steps for students to follow as they move through the financial aid process. Electronic (PDF)
Law and Policy Sample Dependency Override Letter Here is where you can find a sample dependency override letter to provide a guideline of how one should be written, should you have to undergo this portion of the financial aid process. Electronic (PDF)
Law and Policy Whose Income Should Go On the FAFSA? This is a helpful chart that outlines which family members need to provide their income information for the FAFSA. Electronic (PDF)
Applications FAFSA First Steps Worksheet This is the worksheet from the FAFSA First Steps activity. Electronic (PDF)
Applications FAFSA First Steps Answer Sheet This is the answer sheet from the FAFSA First Steps activity. Electronic (PDF)
Applications FAFSA Practice Situations Worksheet This is the worksheet from the scenarios found in the workbook. These answers should assist students on what to do in unique situations. Electronic (PDF)
Applications FAFSA Practice Situations Answer Sheet This is the answer sheet from the scenarios found in the workbook. These answers should assist students on what to do in unique situations. Electronic (PDF)
Data Financial Aid Data Answer Sheet This is the answer sheet from the blank pie chart found in the workbook, revealing the current trends in student financial aid in terms of percentages according to which type of aid that students can recieve.  Electronic (PDF)
Applications Sample Non-Custodial Parent Waiver Request Letter Should counselors or educators run into an instance where they need to request a non-custodial parent waiver for a student, this document is a good example of what that request should look like. Electronic (PDF)
Data Sources for Financial Aid 2016 – 2017 This is a detailed document that shows all of the different kinds of ways that students can receive financial aid through different avenues, and different requirements. Electronic (PDF)
Law and Policy 2016-2017 Verification Worksheet – Dependent Here is what a verification worksheet would look like for students who were to get chosen for financial verification. Electronic (PDF)
Powerpoint Financial Aid Application Process Powerpoint This is the powerpoint from Financial Aid Application Process. Powerpoint
  Early FAFSA FAQ    Word Doc
  What Data do Applicants Provide on the FAFSA  

 

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