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Author(s):Stoll, A., and Stedman, J
Title:Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Source:http://projectonstudentdebt.org/files/pub/Stude...
Date:2004
Organization:Congressional Research Service
Short Description:The complexity of the federal system for calculating student need in the student financial aid system may pose a barrier for aid-eligible students, particularly low-income students.
Annotation:The complexity of the federal system for calculating student need in the student financial aid system may pose a barrier for aid-eligible students, particularly low-income students. Two key simplification questions addressed in this report are: How much of the data currently collected by the FAFSA is used to determine the EFC and eligibility for federal aid? And can the EFC be calculated using fewer data?
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
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Financial Aid
Low-Income Students
Need-based Aid
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