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Use This Blueprint for Default Prevention Success
Submitted by:   Angela Henry , USA Funds Account Executive   What actions should your school take to prevent student loan default   and lower your cohort default rate?  While t he specifics may vary according to school, there is a set of tried-and-true gene...

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Leadership Spotlight: Heidi Carl
Heidi Carl , Director of Financial Aid, Wabash College, Indiana, Delegate-at-Large position on MASFAA Board. The Delegate-at-Large position serves as a representative of the membership and helps to oversee certain committees of the board, as assigned by the...

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Shield Your Students from Fee-Based Repayment Help
Submitted by:  Angela Henry , USA Funds  account executive   Some student loan borrowers are paying third-party organizations to consolidate their federal student loans, enroll in an income-driven repayment plan, or apply for loan forgiveness programs. Many...

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2015 Conference Session Handouts
The conference session handouts are still available to download . Several new ones have been added, including Jeff Baker's Federal Update.

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Access of the Year Award Winners
Submitted by Steven Foster The Access committee would like to highlight the winners of
the 2nd Access of the Year Award.  The committee that reviewed and judged the materials had the
privilege to review nine noteworthy submissions. And the winners are.... 1...

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2015 MASFAA Awards
The 2015
MASFAA Conference in Coralville, Iowa was not only a wonderful time of learning
and networking, but we had the opportunity to honor many MASFAA colleagues for
their service to our organization, the financial aid profession, and the
students we serv...

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The MASFAA Impact
Submitted by Emily Haynam-Janero ,  Assistant Director of Compliance and Training,  Office of Enrollment Services Student Financial Aid,  The Ohio State University I’m still a toddler as far as my
tenure as a financial aid professional goes. 
I know that, a...

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The MASFAA Reality Life Zone
MASFAA Conference Attendees, This year
MASFAA will be providing The Reality Life Zone to 100 West Liberty High School
ninth graders!    The event will be held on site at the Marriot
Coralville October 6th from 9 AM to 11 AM. The
Reality Life Zone is an inte...

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Supplement Your Entrance Counseling — But Heed Guidelines
Submitted by: Angela Henry, USA Funds Account Executive Thinking of supplementing the required entrance counseling
for some or all of your first-time student loan borrowers, but not sure you’re adhering
to recently issued federal guidance? You can supplemen...

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One More Week
One week from now the 53 rd annual MASFAA Conference will be well underway. 
Pre-conference board meetings, welcome speeches and the first night of
conference activities will all be in the rearview mirror by this time next
week.  A couple of weeks ago I rec...
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