Helping Families Cross the FAFSA Finish Line | Excellence in College Counseling Webinar Series (VIDEO)

Friday, March 12, 2021

Counselors know that students aren’t truly done applying to college until they’ve submitted their FAFSA. This year, far too many low-income students are falling behind. We’ll discuss roadblocks families encounter and strategies for helping them complete the critical financial aid process, including searching for last dollar awards and scholarships.

Speakers include: Ashley Bianchi, Director of Financial Aid at Williams College Maisha Challenger, Awareness & Outreach Specialist at the Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) Jessica Johnson, Executive Director of The Scholarship Academy Filmed Tuesday, February 9, 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET. Presented by Common App, Collegewise, & Reach Higher. -------

-- ABOUT US: Better Make Room is a campaign within the Reach Higher Initiative. Reach Higher, started by former First Lady Michelle Obama during her time at the White House, works to inspire every student in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, a four-year college or university or the military. Both Reach Higher and Better Make Room are housed within Common App, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.