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- Sep 20, 2016

There are two exciting changes coming to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA®) process this year.

To read more, visit blog.ed.gov/2016/08/2-major-fafsa-changes-need-aware/.

- Sep 19, 2016

You might have heard that the next FAFSA® will be available on October 1, 2016 as opposed to January 1, 2017. Well, it’s not a myth! If you (or your child) are planning to go to college during the 2017–18 academic year, you’ll want to make sure you have your facts straight. Check out the 7 myths about the FAFSA below.

To read the full article, visit blog.ed.gov/2016/09/7-myths-2017-18-fafsa/.

- Sep 19, 2016

Many college students are newbies at managing their own finances, making them attractive targets for a new type of phone scam that aims to steal their money and personal information.

To view the full article, visit finance.yahoo.com/news/scam-targets-college-students-130006628.html.

- Sep 12, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.”

To read the full article visit, irs.gov/uac/irs-warns-of-back-to-school-scams.

- Jul 06, 2016

Tax scammers work year-round; they don’t take the summer off. The IRS urges you to stay vigilant against calls from scammers impersonating the IRS. Here are several tips from the IRS to help you avoid being a victim.

To view the full article, visit www.irs.gov/uac/irs-says-be-alert-for-tax-scams.

- Jun 30, 2016

Not graduating college on time might cost parents and students more than you'd think.  For the full article visit, http://www.cnbc.com/2016/06/20/college-victory-laps-can-cost-an-extra-300k.html

- Jun 30, 2016

Texas A&M University has a new refund servicer, Heartland ECSI, beginning July 1, 2016. To vieiw instructions on how to set-up a Heartland ECSI account visit, sbs.tamu.edu/refunds/.

- Jun 02, 2016

The FAFSA for the 2017-2018 school year will be available on October 1, 2016 and will be using Prior Prior Year data.  For more information visit nasfaa.org/early_fafsa.

- May 11, 2016

Summer awarding has begun. To be awarded for Summer 2016 you must be enrolled at least half time and have a complete file. Check the Financial Aid Portal at howdy.tamu.edu and select the 1516 award year. Please contact our office at 979-845-3236 if you have any questions. 

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