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Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to leverage tech to support student engagement

August 5, 2021

Via: eCampus News

When we think of student engagement, we often focus on students’ ability to engage with their curriculum in the classroom. However, student engagement extends far beyond the (virtual) classroom to areas including financial aid and academic advising. With a decline […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

FAFSA filings are off to a slow start. Can colleges reverse the trend?

December 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Lynda McGee, a college counselor at the Downtown Magnets High School in Los Angeles, is trying everything she possibly can to get her students to apply for financial aid. She has doubled the number of students enlisted as peer college […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Report examines the impact of mandatory FAFSA policies

July 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

While policies making FAFSA completion mandatory are a hot topic in college access, there is much to learn about how they play out, the authors explain. They point to Louisiana, the only state to fully implement the requirement, as an […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Does requiring seniors to fill out FAFSA forms increase college attendance?

August 6, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to connect students with college financial aid, some states are requiring graduating seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application. In the 2021-22 school year, Texas will become the second to require students […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

To draw low-income students, colleges advertise affordability

February 5, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Students are leaving financial aid dollars on the table. That’s preventing some from enrolling in colleges they don’t realize they can afford. “Often they don’t know, or are confused by, the options,” said James Applegate, a visiting professor at the […]