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The Art of Small Talk

By Ashley Dowling – I’ll admit – I have never been any good at small talk. I’ve always struggled to smooth my way into conversation. To break that bubble of awkward quiet was something I’ve always met with an equal awkwardness. “Sooo, what animal would you be if you could be one?” (Some of my co-workers might remember that…)

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2022 Dates to Remember

We have you covered with a full year of deadlines listed out by month. We’ve included both DOE deadlines as well as FAS specific deadlines.

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Webinar Sign Ups Begin: Student Portal

Change can be hard, but here at FAS we strive to make it easy. That’s why we’re starting the new year with a bang! We’ll be offering a live webinar for our clients to get a good look of our Student Portal within Student File Direct. Our Student Portal was designed to make life a […]

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Giving; Not Receiving

By Elizabeth Morris – Throughout the past year, families across the world have been affected by COVID-19. Some have lost their jobs; others have lost loved ones. At FAS, we have been fortunate enough to work throughout the entire pandemic as well as create new friendships along the way.

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Connecting On the Road Again

By Ronda Daly-Dolan – After a year of virtual Conferences it feels good to get back on the road again to represent FAS/Genesis, meet new potential clients and especially reconnect with our current clients.

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FAS Seminar 2021 Edition (Get the Video)

This year’s FAS Annual Seminar, The Lowdown Hoedown, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, TN, took the cake for one of the most memorable! It could have been because we hadn’t seen each other in over a year and just needed to get out. It also could’ve been because we were enlightened by so […]

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Registration Opens! – FSA Virtual Conference

Every year the Department of Education holds this conference for Financial Aid Professionals. This conference is a great opportunity to see what other Financial Aid professionals like you are asking in the industry. Watch the Secretary of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona and FSA’s Chief Operating Officer, Richard Cordray give the keynote address and join various sessions and demonstrations throughout the day on Title IV programs and policies.

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Fall Traditions

By Brianna Gualco What does Fall mean to you? For me it’s apple and pumpkin picking with family and maybe even turning into a pumpkin for Halloween! Pictured below is my family’s famous apple crisp. It’s a recipe has been passed down since my great grandmother and a staple this time of year. I may […]

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Sights to See in Tennessee

By Lisa Blunt – For my first girls trip weekend away I visited Nashville, Tennessee for the first time! Having no kiddos tagging along made me realize that I really need to get out more (lol!). Here are some of the top places you absolutely NEED to include as part of your Nashville journey!

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