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- Apr 25, 2016

When will I be awarded financial aid for 2016-2017?
Please ensure your file is complete by visiting howdy.tamu.edu and checking your Financial Aid Portal. Awards will not post if files are incomplete.

Awarding is happening weekly for the following groups: College Station and Galveston Freshman, College Station Transfer and New Graduate students, Law 1st year, 4th year Vet Med
Early May: Galveston Transfer and New Graduates, Dental Professional (DDS) and Medicine 4th year
Late May: Pharmacy 4th year
Early June: Medicine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and College Station and Galveston Continuing students
Mid June: Baylor College of Dentistry: Graduates/Masters/Certificate Programs Dental Hygiene Undergraduates, Pharmacy 1st, 2nd, 3rd Year, Law 2nd year  and 3rd year, Veterinary Medicine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
Early July: Nursing Graduate and Undergraduate


- Feb 25, 2016

Students should be aware of potential tax scams. Visit the IRS website to read up on the latest tax scams and consumer alerts.

- Feb 17, 2016

How did your first round of exams turn out? Do you need tutoring and want help paying for it? If you are eligible for VA education benefits and need help in a subject, you can get supplemental payments for tutorial assistance. See our website or contact the VSO for more information on tutorial reimbursement.  

- Feb 05, 2016

Each winter, students across the country begin the process of applying for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Throughout the month of February, the higher education community, including NASFAA, celebrates Financial Aid Awareness Month, in an effort to provide crucial information to students and families about access to federal, state, and institutional student aid. For more information, click here.

- Feb 05, 2016

In a $1.1 trillion spending bill released late Tuesday night, congressional leaders have reached a compromise for government funding for federal fiscal year (FY) 2016. Coupled with the “Omnibus” spending package, a bill to extend several major tax breaks is also expected to move through the House and Senate before members depart for their holiday recess. For more information, click here.

- Feb 05, 2016

Congratulations! You submitted your 2016–17 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)! Wondering what happens next? Find out about a few things to look out for here.

- Jan 27, 2016

The National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 ended REAP on November 25, 2015. Some individuals will remain eligible for REAP benefits until November 25, 2019, while others are no longer eligible for REAP benefits. This change affects beneficiaries differently. Please see the VA website for more information. 

- Jan 06, 2016

The 2016–17 FAFSA® is now available! The online FAFSA has gotten a lot easier over the last few years. Thanks to improvements like skip logic, where you only see questions that are applicable to you; and the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows you to import your tax information from the IRS directly into the FAFSA application, the FAFSA takes less than 30 minutes to complete. Just make sure to take your time so you don’t make one of these mistakes.

- Dec 17, 2015

As part the Obama Administration’s continued effort to give borrowers more and better options to manage their student debt, today, the U.S. Department of Education announced that all Direct Loan borrowers may enroll in the Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) Plan. For more information, click here.

- Dec 03, 2015

The percentage of students who hold a part-time job during high school and college has dropped.  Students can benefit from managing a part-time job outside of their career field. 

To view the full article, visit www.nasfaa.org.

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