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Washington Student Scholarships

on February 16, 2017 in Paying for College
Washington Student Scholarships

Check out theWashBoard.org for lots of scholarship opportunities for Washington students. Add your profile and get updates when scholarships come up that might be a good fit!

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Changes to Financial Aid Filing Dates

on September 29, 2016 in Paying for College
Changes to Financial Aid Filing Dates

Read more about the changes to the financial aid process in this helpful guide. Families may now file the FAFSA on October 1st, rather than January 1st. Another big change is that applicants will use prior-prior year (PPY) tax information when reporting personal and family income.

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Financial Aid Changes Ahead

on April 29, 2016 in Paying for College
Financial Aid Changes Ahead

Here is a helpful summary prepared by the Dept. of Education, summarizing the upcoming changes to the financial aid system in 2017-2018.    

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Big Changes to the Financial Aid Process Ahead

on December 2, 2015 in Paying for College
Big Changes to the Financial Aid Process Ahead

Families of current high school juniors should consider the upcoming changes to the financial aid process, as the 2015 tax year will now be included in financial aid reviews. Other changes are afoot, including the welcome release of the FAFSA on October 1st rather than January 1st. You can read more from Lynn O’Shaughnessy here.

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