The start of yet another college/training school year is upon us.
Christina Campbell |
College & Career Training
, Success Center
, Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
, Financial Aid
, Postsecondary Education Planning |
, Career Training
, Today in the Success Center
, Financial Aid
, Financial Literacy
, FAFSA |
As you enjoy the final weeks of summer, make sure to prepare for your transition to college or training - whether you're returning or starting for the first time.
You may have heard that test scores to qualify for the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) have been waved for the class of 2021 due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. This means that more Alaska students may be eligible for the APS, if they met the course curriculum and minimum 2.5 GPA requirements. Do you think you might be one of those students or know of someone who might?
If you’re college bound, or already in college, you know that you can always use a little extra money, whether it’s to buy groceries or to help pay your tuition bill. One of the best ways to earn it is to take advantage of Federal Work-Study.
ACPE offers various FAFSA completion pathways to assist Alaska students and their families through the FAFSA process, and to ensure their needs are met in a professional and stress-free environment. ACPE’s FAFSA assistance is readily available via FAFSA Time Alaska events, weekly FAFSA Wednesdays, and by appointment via the ACPE Success Center.
It's time to complete your FAFSA - learn how ACPE is here to help you through each step of the process.
So, you mastered pi to the 100th, the Pythagorean Theorem, and the Slope formula. Congratulations! You’re doing great so far and the world has high hopes for you. However, if you’re college or training bound (or already there), you should know that there are other important numbers and logins that, like algebraic formulas, you should memorize. They are those you do not want to carry around on your phone or in your wallet. Nor do you want to share them with others. However, they will be needed ...
There are many myths surrounding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (the FAFSA), which may effectively discourage individuals from applying. One of the most common myths is that “My parents make too much money, so I won’t qualify for aid.” Wrong!
As we are about to descend upon FAFSA season, a question commonly asked is where does your Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend(PFD) go on your FAFSA? Well, it all depends if you filed taxes or not, and who filed them.
October 1st is the first day that you will be able to complete your 2021-2022 FAFSA. Whether you are currently a senior in high school or a student who has more years of postsecondary education ahead, you will need to complete it if you want federal aid. Here are some common questions we receive in our office regarding the FAFSA.