2018 Year in Review

2018 Year in ReviewThe past year was anything but dull for the higher education community. Take a look back at NASFAA's policy and advocacy efforts—including reports and issue briefs we published, hearings we took part in, letters we sent and comments we submitted—as well as our most popular original articles and podcast episodes, most-read AskRegs Knowledgebase Q&As and some of the biggest financial aid news from 2018.


  • A Year in Review: The Biggest Financial Aid News of 2018
    January 2, 2019 - Higher education policy saw many changes coming down from Capitol Hill in 2018. Both Republicans and Democrats continued to push their priorities for Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization, with two bills competing in the House of Representatives...
  • 2018 Year in Review: Our Featured MVPS
    December 21, 2018 - NASFAA's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) is a series that features a brief Q&A with notable NASFAA members, from questions such as what they knew their first year working in financial aid to how they relax on off hours. Look back at our eight MV...
  • 2018 Year in Review: NASFAA's 10 Most Popular Original Articles
    December 18, 2018 - 2018 proved to be a busy year for financial aid policy - keeping us on our toes as we tried to get the most important news concerning the higher education community to our readers as quickly as we could.
  • 2018 Year in Review: NASFAA's Policy, Grant, and Advocacy Efforts
    December 14, 2018 - In 2018, NASFAA and its members across the country made great strides in influencing important policy decisions regarding college access, affordability, simplification, and transparency. NASFAA engaged in numerous advocacy, grant-funded, and public p...
  • 2018 Year in Review: NASFAA's 10 Most Popular “Off The Cuff” Episodes
    December 13, 2018 -   NASFAA continued production of its weekly policy podcast, "Off The Cuff," in 2018, publishing 37 episodes throughout the year. Take a look—and a listen—back at the top 10 most downloaded episodes.
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