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FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (known as the FAFSA) is a form that can be prepared annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. [1]

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College

College (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

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College admissions in the United States

College admissions in the United States refers to the process of applying for entrance to institutions of higher education for undergraduate study at one of the nation's 2,675 schools.

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College Board

College Board is an American private nonprofit corporation that was formed in 1900 as the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) to expand access to higher education.

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Conscription in the United States

Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft, has been employed by the federal government on three occasions.

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CSS Profile

The CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE (often written as CSS PROFILE), short for the College Scholarship Service Profile, is an application distributed by the College Board in the United States allowing college students to apply for financial aid.

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Edifi

Edifi, a name constructed from "education" and "finance", was a college financial aid services company located in Albany, New York, which operated nationally.

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Expected Family Contribution

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is a term used in the college financial aid process in the United States to determine an applicant's eligibility for need-based federal student aid, and in many cases, state and institutional (college) aid.

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FAFSA position

The FAFSA position is a term in college admissions in the United States which refers to the position in which a prospective college appears on an applicant's FAFSA form.

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Federal Perkins Loan

A Federal Perkins Loan, or Perkins Loan, is a need-based student loan offered by the U.S. Department of Education to assist American college students in funding their post-secondary education.

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Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid (FSA), an office of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the United States.

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Federal Work-Study Program

The Federal Work Study program (also known as FWS or simply Work-Study) is a federally funded program in the United States that assists students with the costs of post-secondary education.

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Income tax

An income tax is a government levy (tax) imposed on individuals or entities (taxpayers) that varies with the income or profits (taxable income) of the taxpayer.

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Internal Revenue Service

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.

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Internet

The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link billions of devices worldwide.

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IRS tax forms

IRS tax forms are used for taxpayers and tax-exempt organizations to report financial information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the United States.

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Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ),Pronunciations:* English: Republic of the Marshall Islands * Marshallese: Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line.

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Micronesia

Micronesia (from μικρός, mikrós, "small" + νῆσος, nisos, "island") is a subregion of Oceania, comprising thousands of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Palau

Palau (historically Belau or Pelew), officially the Republic of Palau (Beluu er a Belau), is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Pell Grant

A Pell Grant is money the U.S. federal government provides for students who need it to pay for college.

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Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008

The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 is Title V of the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2008,,, an Act of Congress which became law on June 30, 2008.

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Progressive tax

A progressive tax is a tax in which the tax rate increases as the taxable amount increases.

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Scholarship

A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education.

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School counselor

A school counselor is a counselor and an educator who works in elementary, middle, and/or high schools to provide academic, career, college readiness, and personal/social competencies to all K-12 students through a school counseling program.

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Selective Service System

The Selective Service System is an independent agency of the United States government that maintains information on those potentially subject to military conscription.

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Stafford Loan

A Stafford Loan is a student loan offered to eligible students enrolled in accredited American institutions of higher education to help finance their education.

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Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act

The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 (SAFRA) is a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives of the 111th United States Congress by Congressman George Miller that would expand federal Pell Grants to a maximum of $5,500 in 2010 and tie increases in Pell Grant maximum values to annual increases in the Consumer Price Index plus 1%.

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Student financial aid in the United States

Student financial aid in the United States is funding that is intended to help students pay tuition, fees, living expenses (room and board, if living in college housing), transportation, books, and supplies for study at a post-secondary educational institution: a professional school, community college, four-year college, or university.

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Title IV

Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (the Act, the HEA) covers the administration of the United States federal student financial aid programs.

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Transfer admissions in the United States

Transfer admissions in the United States refers to college students changing universities during their college years.

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Undergraduate education

Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Wait list

Wait list, in university and college admissions, is a term used in the United States and other countries to describe a situation in which a college or university has not formally accepted a particular student for admission, but at the same time may offer admission in the next few months if spaces become available.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FAFSA

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