Read Time: 4 Minutes – Gear up, because tomorrow, the annual Federal Student Aid, otherwise known as the FSA Training Conference, begins! The conference will once again be virtual this year, and signing up is free! This four-day conference is an integral part of financial aid, as the Department of Education hosts this event filled with regulatory news and updates to various federal systems as it applies to students and professionals.Read More
This Tax Matrix can be used to assist schools when verifying tax data on a student’s ISIR (skip to definitions to learn what an ISIR is). Because the IRS Tax Return Transcript doesn’t have line or item numbers AND uses different terminology than the FAFSA, matching tax data to a student’s ISIR can become confusing quickly. That is where this matrix comes in!Read More
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If you are new to Financial Aid or a student who was just notified by their school that they were selected for Verification, you might be asking yourself WHAT is this? To put Verification in layman’s terms, it is the process of reviewing the information a student provided on their FAFSA.