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Ocelot. New research shows the breakdown between institutions and students rests with inaccessible information, inconsistent advice, and confusing systems. Get the full results, insights, and case studies on how institutions can scale the personal touch and bridge the engagement gap. Download the report.
A new bill introduced by Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) would make institutions responsible to pay back a percentage of borrowers’ loans if they defaulted on payments and require the Department of Education (ED) to post data from public institutions, such as six-year graduation rates, cost to graduate, and job or advanced degree placement.
Are you looking to take the next step in your career and become a financial aid director? Aspiring Director Group Coaching with Blue Icon Advisors can help you get there! In weekly meetings, you'll work on mastering financial aid leadership skills, receive practical advice from experienced professionals, form a network with your peers, and more. Danchees Ingram, associate director at UT Southwestern Medical Center, said she often found herself relating weekly assignments to daily tasks in her job. "I will definitely be using what I've learned to complete some projects in the near future," she said. This will be the only group coaching session offered this fall for aspiring directors — read what other past participants have to say, and register by Oct. 21 to secure your spot!
Financial aid leaders have the high-stakes responsibility of awarding institutional and donor scholarships to optimize enrollment and student success. However, they are challenged by cumbersome processes, disparate data, unique and varied scholarship requirements, multiple stakeholders, and under-resourced staff. Join us on Sept. 8 at 2:00 p.m. ET for a 60-minute webinar sponsored by Regent Education to explore a comprehensive, full life-cycle solution that automates and simplifies the process. This event is free for NASFAA members, but you must register in advance.