Financial Aid 101Resources

FAME's team has compiled resources for you to use in your work with students looking for help paying for college.

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Why FAFSA Completion Matters and How FAME Can Help

Recording of Session

Why FAFSA Completion Matters and How FAME Can Help.pdf
Navigating Merit Aid and Other Ways to Pay the Bill.pptx
Working With Independent Youth.pdf

Filing the FAFSA – What You’ll See Today and What to Expect in the Future

Filing the FAFSA – What Youll see Today and What to Expect in the Future.pptx

CSS Profile Overview

To watch a recording of CSS Profile updates click here. You will need to search for the CSS Profile Update for Counselors (on Demand) and register to be emailed a link to the recording.

CSS Profile Overview.pdf

Free Community College Proposal FAQ

MCCS Free College FAQ.pdf

Financial Aid 101 Presenter Biographies

2022 FA101 Biographies.docx

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