Innovation from the CEO

Closing the Gap on FAFSA Completion Rates

By: Robert Heil, FAS Chief Executive Officer (CEO) The Challenge: Statistics from the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) indicate FAFSA completions for the class of 2024 are currently down 24.3% compared to this same time last year.  This poses serious risk to enrollments this fall.  Significant timing delays, a flawed rollout, inaccurate data files, and […]

Navigating the Maze of FAFSA Delays: Understanding your Next Steps

Preparing for the 2024-25 Award Year: Understanding the FAFSA Simplification Act

By: Tiffany Motyka, Ed.D., FAS Senior Consultant  The term simplification is defined as ‘to make simpler’ or ‘to make more intelligible’.  However, the FAFSA Simplification Act can appear to any college or university like the new requirements are the opposite.  The changes began in the 2021-22 Award Year when limitations on student eligibility related to […]

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