FAFSA goes mobile

Students seeking financial aid for college can now complete their applications on their mobile devices. During the summer, the U.S. Department of Education’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid program launched a mobile-friendly site, and a new myStudentAid app for iPhone and Android. Both the app and the mobile-friendly site allow users to complete the FAFSA application and access resources about the financial aid process. Future plans for the app include the ability to make loan repayments, compare aid packages, and transfer information to state applications for aid.

Source: Kreighbaum, A. (2018, July 24). FAFSA for your phone. Inside Higher Ed.

TERESA PRESTON (tpreston@pdkintl.org) is managing editor, content, of Phi Delta Kappan.

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