Op-Ed: To Freeze 'Summer Melt' in its Tracks, Congress Must Fix the FAFSA

Penned by NASFAA President Justin Draeger and originally published by The Hill on July 16, 2018

"As we reach the zenith of summer, students all over the country are preparing to buy school supplies, get their textbooks, and head to campus for the start of fall semester. But some students who intend on attending college this fall, won't make it. This phenomenon, known as 'summer melt,' is all too common. But what causes students, who seem otherwise prepared, to 'melt' away rather than matriculate? For too many it's the overly complex process of applying for and receiving student aid funding.”


Publication Date: 7/16/2018

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