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TN Promise FAFSA Deadline!

Today is the last day students can submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to remain eligible for the TN Promise scholarship.

Students must submit the forms by midnight tonight in order to take part in the last-dollar scholarship to any any of the state’s 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology, or other eligible institution offering an associate’s degree program.

As of February 12, 47 percent (4,516) of all Shelby County seniors have completed the FAFSA.

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FAFSA Goal Weekend!

FAFSA Goal Weekend is finally here, and it is time to make sure all students get the help they need to secure the resources for college.

FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Aid, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the country.

Beginning today, and running through Super Bowl Sunday, Memphis Talent Dividend, along with community partners, is hosting 7 events around Memphis and Shelby County to provide hands on assistance to those wishing to complete the FAFSA.

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FAFSA Trouble

SUMMARY:
From Inside Higher Ed

Several changes have been made to the application process for federal financial aid in recent months, with none bigger than the move from a four-digit PIN to a more secure log-in ID and Password to access the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The move has been met with critics who say the change has sacrificed ease of use for security, which has negatively impacted low-income students.

Some complaints of the new system ….

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