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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Completing the Official Application Form for the Pell Grant

Written by Michael Bennet

The official Pell Grant form is the FAFSA, and it must be submitted by June 30 in order to gain eligibility. The earliest the FAFSA can be submitted is January 1, and I strongly suggest that you all send in your application as soon as possible after the New Year in order to increase your […]

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Defining a Pell Grant Overpayment

Written by Michael Bennet

A Pell Grant overpayment describes a situation where a particular student may have received Pell Grant aid when they weren’t supposed to. This typically happens when a student drops out of school, although it can also happen when certain types of financial aid weren’t reported to the college, and when there were errors made by […]

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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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The Official Pell Grant Application

Written by Michael Bennet

Before you can become eligible for the Pell Grant you must submit the FAFSA. The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the official Pell Grant application that you must complete if you want to be considered for the variety of federal student aid that is out there, including the Pell Grant. The […]

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Federal Pell Grant Eligibility Changes for 2011-2012

Written by Michael Bennet

The Pell Grant as a financial aid award is continuing to evolve on a yearly basis, and the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school years have been no exception. While the SAFRA legislation implemented many of the changes that are listed below in 2010-11, a recent vote in Congress has reformed the Pell Grant program once again, […]

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