2014 Year In Review: NASFAA's Most-Read Facebook Posts

2014 was a banner year for NASFAA's Facebook account thanks to stellar engagement from our members and followers. Reaching over 3,200 followers by the end of the year, the top posts from 2014 included news articles about the benefits of Federal Work-Study and job training programs, and pictures of NASFAA’s visits to Capitol Hill and the 2014 National Conference in Nashville, TN. Check out the top 10 most popular posts to NASFAA's Facebook account for 2014 and don’t forget to follow us!

  • From Forbes: 9 Things We Bet You Didn't Know About College Financial Aid (March 25, 2014) 
  • "Students who participate in the federal work-study program are more likely to graduate and be employed six years after college than their similar counterparts who don’t participate in the program, according to a new study," Inside Higher Ed reports. (July 29, 2014)
  • From Vox - One chart that debunks the biggest myth about student loans. (August 13, 2014)
  • NASFAA on Thursday partnered with the EASFAA, SASFAA, MASFAA, and Tri-State financial aid associations for the fourth annual Hill Visit Day, where association members met with Congressional staff to discuss the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA). (February 27, 2014)
  • Need help figuring out which student loan is best for you? USA Today breaks down four federal student loans to consider. (June 10, 2014)
  • "The White House on Wednesday rolled out two job-training grant programs that focus on the community college sector. Both push for closer ties between colleges and employers," Inside Higher Ed reports. (April 17, 2014) 
  • Are your students preparing to graduate? Here are 5 reasons they should pay attention to to their student loan exit interviews, courtesy of U.S. News & World Report. (April 16, 2014) 
  • 3 warning signs of a possible student loan scam: http://goo.gl/wjYrXk via U.S. News Education (July 29, 2014)
  • "While Democrats are busy turning America’s student debt crisis into campaign fodder, a Republican may actually have the single best plan for fixing it," Slate reports. (June 11, 2014) 
  • Get ready for the 2014 NASFAA National Conference in Nashville June 29 - July 2! Check out some pictures of Music City and visit our website for more information! (July 7, 2014)

 

Publication Date: 1/8/2015


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