A Financial-Aid Form Is Upending College Decisions | EUROtoday

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Students and households should full the already anxious course of of selecting what faculty to attend below tighter deadlines and better uncertainty than ever this 12 months.

The supply of this heightened anxiousness is a change by the Education Department supposed to hurry up and simplify how households qualify for monetary support. Delays rolling out the revamped Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or Fafsa, meant the help purposes, which usually start in October, couldn’t open till late December. Then technical glitches throughout the mushy launch of the net type additional exasperated households and colleges.

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