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The Department of Education (ED) on Wednesday announced that it approved an additional $4.8 billion in federal student loan debt forgiveness for over 80,000 borrowers through fixes to the income-driven repayment (IDR) and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) programs.

A new NASFAA thought force is seeking to change how others view the financial aid profession. The Career Path Awareness for Financial Aid Administrators Thought Force has the mission of changing the perception of the financial aid profession from an accidental career to a chosen professional pathway.

NASFAA UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

NASFAA's Board of Directors is here to represent you and is seeking your input. Please email any questions or comments you might have directly to a member of the NASFAA Board by clicking on their name on our Board Directory page. Questions or feedback may pertain to NASFAA products and services, membership benefits, policy/advocacy issues, or any other topic you would like to bring before the Board. The Board will compile and discuss your feedback at the forthcoming December 14-15 meeting in New York City. We welcome your insight.

There are still seats available during the current testing window, which remains open through the 21st of this month. Be sure to schedule your exam session soon to secure the time that works best for you. If you haven’t applied yet, take advantage of the waived application fee and complete your application online today. Learn more about the testing process and make sure you meet all of the technical requirements. Utilize these candidate resources to help you prepare for the exam. Can’t make it this time? The next three-week testing window opens in January.

The NASFAA Policy Update & Final FAFSA Countdown will include the latest updates on what's happening in Washington related to student aid policy and FAFSA Simplification implementation. The Policy Team, on December 13 at 2p.m. ET, will provide updates on student aid funding, regulatory action, administration initiatives, and much more. The webinar is free to NASFAA members, but you must register in advance.

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