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The Growing Trend of Gen Z Choosing Trade Schools Over Universities

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In recent years, there’s been a high rise in students opting for trade schools instead of four-year colleges. Driven by Generation Z, this trend challenges the notion that success requires a university degree. With practical, hands-on training, lower costs, and quicker entry into the workforce, trade schools are becoming an appealing alternative. This shift reflects changing job market demands and rising tuition costs, offering a flexible path to success. Continue reading to learn more!

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Amanda’s Toolkit: 7 Essentials for Success

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Feeling overwhelmed by the world of financial aid? Don’t worry – Our team of experts is here to help! Join us as we introduce you to our superheroes at FAS and reveal the tools and tactics they use to successfully navigate the world of higher education. Today, we’ll hear from Amanda Cooper, an Administrative Assistant at FAS.

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The Ultimate Guide to Forbearance for Student Loans

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What would you do if you lost your job and had no source of income to make your student loan payments? If you’d be totally lost as to what to do, you’re in the right place to learn about your options.

We covered what deferment is in our last blog; now, let’s talk about forbearance. What sets forbearance apart from deferment? We’ll break down what it entails, who qualifies for it, and how it can help borrowers manage their loans.

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Max’s Path to Financial Aid Excellence

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At Financial Aid Services (FAS) and Genesis Software, we are known for our industry expertise with decades worth of experience. But how did our experts first begin their journey in the world of Higher Education and Financial Aid?

This month we are hearing from Max Daly, who is a Direct Loan Specialist here at FAS.

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Gaeble’s 10 Item Toolkit for Success

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Join us as we introduce you to the superheroes of FAS and uncover the tools and tactics they use to navigate the world of higher education successfully! Today we’ll hear from Gaeble Jones, a Communications Specialist.

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Put a Pause on Payments with Deferment

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Are you or your students ready to take control of their student loan finances? We’re breaking down what deferment entails, who qualifies for it, and how it can help borrowers manage their loans. Discovering the power of deferment isn’t just about easing the pressure of student loan repayment—it’s about reclaiming financial freedom.

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Exit Counseling for Student Loans

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Transitioning from student to graduate? Don’t overlook exit counseling for federal student loans! Get vital guidance on managing post-graduation loans, repayment options, and more.

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Ashley’s Journey into the Financial Aid Industry

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At Financial Aid Services (FAS) and Genesis Software, we are known for our industry expertise with decades worth of experience. But how did our experts first begin their journey in the world of Higher Education and Financial Aid?

This month, we are hearing from Ashley Dowling, a Product Manager and Director of Communications here at FAS. Read on to discover the story of how her journey into the Financial Aid Industry, and specifically at FAS, first began.

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Entrance Counseling for Student Loans

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Essential for students seeking loan aid, entrance counseling ensures financial preparedness, reduces defaults, and secures your educational future. Discover who needs it and understand its significance for schools.

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Upcoming 2024 Conferences

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Discover FAS’s 2024 higher education event lineup! Join Ronda and David as they explore the conferences, workshops, and other industry wide events of 2024.

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