Higher Ed News

Vol. 16 – Issue 13

Mapping Your Future website and contact information updates

Exciting things are happening at Mapping Your Future!

Updated “preview” presentation now available for the current FAFSA

At first, it seems a little unusual – receiving an update to a FAFSA preview presentation when the 2024-25 FAFSA was released almost six months ago.

Department updates guide to monitor transfer students and their financial aid history

It may be an indication of the rapid change within our industry.

More guidance on resolving conflicting information released

A June 17 Electronic Announcement clarified some instances when schools should resolve conflicting information.

Moving forward toward the 2025-26 FAFSA

As everyone in the industry continues to work to increase 2024-25 FAFSA completions, the 2025-26 FAFSA is on the horizon and is hoped to be back to a “normal” October 1 release date.

Important questions to ask yourself before applying for a scholarship

Students should apply for as many scholarships as possible.

Practice budgeting skills with summer job earnings

A summer job offers many benefits for students in addition to the money earned.

Federal offices to close on July 4

Independence Day falls on a Thursday this year.

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