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What is work-study?

Financial Aid

What is work-study?

A Federal Work-Study program is a great way to help pay for college and boost your résumé. Discover Student Loans explains work-study, its benefits & more.

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Understanding financial aid award letters

Financial Aid

Oct 20, 2023

Understanding financial aid award letters

Understanding financial aid award letters

Financial Aid

4 min. Read

Award letters detail the financial aid you will receive. Discover Student Loans explains what they are, what they include, and where to find them.

Navigating financial aid

Financial Aid

Oct 20, 2023

Navigating financial aid

Navigating financial aid

Financial Aid

1 min. Read

Navigating the financial aid process can seem daunting whether it's your first time in college or you are a returning student. Use these step-by-step instructions to help guide you through the process.

What assets do you include on the FAFSA®?

Financial Aid

Oct 20, 2023

What assets do you include on the FAFSA®?

What assets do you include on the FAFSA®?

Financial Aid

4 min. Read

Some assets you own are reportable on the FAFSA while others are not. Learn more about how assets affect financial aid from Discover Student Loans.

Your ultimate guide to the FAFSA®

Financial Aid

Oct 20, 2023

Your ultimate guide to the FAFSA®

Your ultimate guide to the FAFSA®

Financial Aid

1 min. Read

Learn what the FAFSA is and how filling it out early can benefit you and your finances as you prepare for college financial aid and student loans.

What are Pell Grants?

Financial Aid

Oct 20, 2023

What are Pell Grants?

What are Pell Grants?

Financial Aid

4 min. Read

Learn about the Federal Pell Grant, including what it is, how to apply, who is eligible, and whether you need to pay them back with Discover Student Loans.

FAFSA® corrections: A step-by-step guide

Financial Aid

Oct 20, 2023

FAFSA® corrections: A step-by-step guide

FAFSA® corrections: A step-by-step guide

Financial Aid

4 min. Read

Need to make changes to your FAFSA? Discover Student Loans explains how to make FAFSA corrections, when to make them, and how long they take to process.

What is the FAFSA® Submission Summary?

Financial Aid

Aug 31, 2023

What is the FAFSA® Submission Summary?

What is the FAFSA® Submission Summary?

Financial Aid

3 min. Read

After filling out the FAFSA, you’ll receive a FAFSA Submission Summary. Learn what it is, what is included, and why it’s important with Discover Student Loans.

FAFSA® eligibility: Who qualifies for financial aid?

Financial Aid

Jul 28, 2023

FAFSA® eligibility: Who qualifies for financial aid?

FAFSA® eligibility: Who qualifies for financial aid?

Financial Aid

4 min. Read

Who is eligible for the FAFSA? Learn about FAFSA eligibility requirements, how financial aid works, and how to qualify for it with this guide from Discover Student Loans.

How to appeal your financial aid award letter

Financial Aid

May 12, 2023

How to appeal your financial aid award letter

How to appeal your financial aid award letter

Financial Aid

4 min. Read

Concerned your financial aid award letter falls short? Discover Student Loans explains how to write an appeal letter & what to do if you don't win your appeal.

What is the Student Aid Index?

Financial Aid

Apr 18, 2023

What is the Student Aid Index?

What is the Student Aid Index?

Financial Aid

4 min. Read

The Student Aid Index (SAI) will replace the Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Learn more about the SAI from Discover Student Loans.

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