Four ways to reduce the FAFSA verification burden

The federal government should make better use of existing data and limit which students are asked to verify the accuracy of information submitted in their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, a new report recommends.

Tuition-free community college cut from federal budget bill

The revamped Build Back Better Act no longer includes tuition-free community college but would provide a small Pell Grant increase, college completion grants, and funding for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions.

10 hallmarks of a student-friendly financial aid offer

A new report from the American Talent Initiative—of which Georgetown University is a founding member—recommends redesigning financial aid offers to increase clarity, ensure transparency, and better welcome students to their campus community.