FAFSA

Thanks, Obama: Proposal would simplify FAFSA

Thanks, Obama: Proposal would simplify FAFSA

By Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke President Barack Obama proposed in his 2016 Department of Education budget that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid should be shortened from 108 questions to 30. College students complete the FAFSA form to apply for state and federal loans, grants and work-study programs. All Duquesne students are […]

Higher education grants higher consequences

By Jacqui Hatch | Student Columnist It’s the age-old typical conversation every parent has with his or her child, “Kiddo, what do you want to be when you grow up?” From this discussion, parents advise and preach about the wonders of college and the doors it will open. I cannot count how many times my […]