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FAS Heads to Florida for 2018 Spring Seminar – Save the Date!

After many years of holding spectacular seminars along the New England Coast, FAS has decided to listen to client suggestions and take our Annual Financial Aid Federal Update and School Management Seminar to the SOUTHERN East Coast. On May 4-5, 2018, FAS will hold a 2-day Financial Aid Federal Update and training seminar at Clearwater […]

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FAS Urges Institutions to Review Their GE Rates and Make Corrections on NSLDS NOW!

It has come to our attention that institutions are discovering errors in their own submitted GE data!  We cannot stress enough the importance of correcting ALL GE data for ALL award years on NSLDS directly!  Look at all data!!!   INCORRECT AND MISSING DATA CAN AFFECT YOUR RATES!   Are all your students – ESPECIALLY THE GRADUATES […]

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FAS Integrates Its Title IV Disbursements Directly to Genesis and Other SIS’s

The Department of Education has been focusing on accurate disbursement dates and amounts within the school ledger as compared to the Department of Education’s COD reports.  It is critical that these dates and amounts match across the board on all reports. Unfortunately, many schools have different dates and amounts on their internal records from what the Department of […]

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FASLine Makes Gainful Employment Reporting Easy

With deadlines looming and Gainful Employment regulations staying put for now, FAS clients can breathe a sigh of relief that GE reporting just go easier with FASLine’s new Gainful Employment Reporting Module.  This module was designed to auto fill data that already exists at FAS or within FASLine database into the GE reporting template.  FAS has […]

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Here we GROW Again!

FAS is growing and still maintaining its friendly, personal approach with its client schools.  Thank you to all our friends and clients who continue to send us thank you’s and emails with compliments and kudos.  We love hearing from you.  FAS has welcomed a few new staff members in the past 6 months to its family […]

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Why Should Institutions Partner with Vendors like FAS

Partnering with vendors such as Financial Aid Services (FAS) provide institutions major benefits and new opportunities, all while reducing pressure on in-house staff.  Best of all, by hiring professionals who are seasoned experts in their trade like Federal Student Aid, institutions do not have to worry about large compliance nightmares.  The usual benefits of less […]

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FAS takes FASLine to the WEB

FAS continues to offer the most modern easy-to-use Financial Aid processing software in conjunction with its consulting and processing services. FAS recently redesigned its FASLine application to be completely web based. FASLine allows clients to input limited student data which submits directly into FAS’ server in order for FAS to process its client school’s Title IV […]

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Financial Aid Shopping Sheet

On July 25, 2012 the Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague Letter, GEN-12-12, regarding the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet format and requests the schools adopt this format to deliver financial aid offer information to your students beginning with the 2013-14 award year. The Secretary of Education released the Shopping Sheet on July 24, 2012, […]

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FAS Introduces Next Phase of EDGE (Web app)

After receiving a thumbs up from FAS clients on the most recent EDGE release, “the EDGE Portal”, FAS has moved onto the next release of EDGE to give clients tracking capability of their verification process of student files. EDGE will enable FAS clients to track electronic document collection and completion, as well as, which documents […]

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Many Schools Turn to Outsourcing During Recession

 Ever wonder why more schools turn to outsourcing during a recession?  Is it really just about the cost being much less to the school?  How about control? Outsourcing immediately solves the money problem without the learning curve. To many struggling schools, it is a “no-brainer” to cut staff who are under performing and expensive when […]

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