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Key changes to FAFSA pushes filing date up

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2016

The process for students to apply for federal aid for the 2017-2018 school year has changed from previous years. The biggest changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the timeline for filing and receiving aid. The filing process for federal aid for next fall began on Oct.1,inst...

Working hard for the money

October 9, 2012

Every school year, approximately 600 students apply for work study on campus, and it is up to the UW-Whitewater Financial Aid office to find jobs for as many of those students as possible. A form of financial aid, work study allows students to work on campus to earn money at an hourly rate to help...

Educate yourself on election issues

October 2, 2012

With the presidential election only a month away, many Americans are in the process of deciding who will get their votes. It’s easy to pick a candidate based on political party alone, but unless you research where the candidates stand on the issues that matter, you may end up voting for someone who...

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