Tips When Filling Out the FAFSA

Written by Michael Bennet

FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the free application that the Department Of Education makes available to students that wish to apply for federal student aid each year, and by filling one out by the appropriate deadlines you can make yourself eligible for the Pell Grant. While completing this Pell Grant application […]

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Becoming Eligible for the Pell Grant When You Are Unemployed

Written by Michael Bennet

I get questions about whether or not the Pell Grant can be acquired by the unemployed all the time, and the real answer is yes, as long as the person can satisfy the litany of Pell Grant eligibility requirements that determine if a particular student can become eligible. The Pell Grant was actually designed to […]

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Examining Pell Grant Fraud

Written by Michael Bennet

While Pell Grant fraud isn’t very common, at least from my perspective, it is still something that we should cover due to the fact that I receive questions about this issue on a regular basis. So what is Pell Grant fraud? Classically speaking, it is when a student either falsifies information in order to become […]

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Is There A Pell Grant Deadline?

Written by Michael Bennet

The Pell Grant deadlines that you must take into consideration involve when you have to submit a FAFSA, and when you have to attend classes for a particular semester. The Pell Grant deadline that has to do with submitting a FAFSA is important because you won’t be considered for the Pell Grant unless you complete […]

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What Is Verification?

Written by Michael Bennet

Verification is the process by which a postsecondary institution confirms the accuracy of the information that is provided from within a student’s FAFSA. Not all students that submit a FAFSA are chosen for verification, while some schools do mandate that all of their students be subjected to the verification process. The FAFSA federal processor selects […]

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How to Apply for a Pell Grant

Written by Michael Bennet

Knowing how to apply for a Pell Grant simply comes down to filling out the FAFSA, as this is the official Pell Grant application that will not only make you eligible for the Pell, but for other kinds of federal student aid as well. The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the […]

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Pell Grant FAQ

Written by Michael Bennet

Most students have a wide range of questions in regard to the Pell Grant when they first hear about its availability. The following contains answers to some of the more common questions about the Pell Grant, and while not meant to be comprehensive, this Pell Grant FAQ was created in the hope of providing answers […]

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