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CampusLogic. New research shows students and families are more confused than ever about financial aid notifications. Comprehension of college costs and how to pay for them is worse than imagined. Learn the exact words and amounts that consumers said tripped them up—what they found confusing didn't match industry expert predictions. Download Clear Disparity >


Andrew Hammontree

Meet Andrew Hammontree. Twenty-five years ago he began serving as a work-study student in the financial aid office at Oklahoma Christian University (OC)—and has been in the profession ever since. In addition to his numerous contributions to NASFAA, Andrew has served two terms as the Southwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (SWASFAA) president and one term as the Oklahoma Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) president.


NASFAA is currently seeking a news reporter to join its communications team. The reporter will report and write about student aid-related legislation, regulations, research, trends, and best practices for the NASFAA website and its daily electronic newsletter, Today's News. The primary responsibilities of this position include reporting and writing for Today's News, managing NASFAA's social media accounts, and tracking and reporting social media and readership statistics. Candidates should have strong writing and editing skills and a demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines. This position is based in NASFAA's Washington, D.C. office, and applications are due Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

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We'd like to thank all who participated in our National Conference App Contest and offer our congratulations to first place winner Rachel Deschamps of Berkshire Community College, who won a complimentary registration to NASFAA's 2020 National Conference in Las Vegas, second place winner Joseph Dabrota of the College of William & Mary, who won a complimentary registration to NASFAA's 2020 Leadership & Legislative Conference & Expo, and third, fourth, and fifth place winners Katherine Suarez of Valencia College East Campus, Sara Kroll of Washington State Community College, and Donna Cox of Southeast Arkansas College, who each won a complimentary NASFAA U online course of their choosing.


The information in 34 CFR Sections 600.54, 600.55, 600.56, and 600.57 is used by the Department during the initial review for eligibility certification, recertification and annual evaluations. These regulations help to ensure that all foreign institutions participating in the Title IV, HEA programs are meeting the minimum participation standards.





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