Browse by Category

FAFSA

Tips to Help You File the FAFSA 2019-2020

If you need financial aid help paying for college, you need to fill out the FAFSA. Filling out your FAFSA can seem daunting, but in actuality, applying can be easy if you go into it with the right information and a basic understanding of the process. Step #1: Create your FSA ID Your FSA ID […]

New Funds to Pay for Summer Classes: Summer Pell Grants

Pell Grants have been available to students in the past, but starting in the summer of 2018, the Financial Aid Office will be introducing a new program: year-round Pell Grants for students. The new year-round Pell, unlike the grant in the past, will allow students to put the money they qualify for towards fall, spring, […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Holding FAFSA Fridays

Mount Wachusett Community College will be holding special FAFSA Friday workshops on Fridays throughout February, March and April at the school’s Gardner and Leominster campuses. These workshops will allow participants to get help with the completion of the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) ahead of the state’s May 1 deadline. The workshops […]

2016 Brings New Changes to the Federal Financial Aid Process (The Gardner News, Feb. 19, 2016)

This is the time of year when families have financial matters on their mind. During the IRS tax season, parents with college-aged children are also busy filing for financial aid to secure assistance in paying for the tuition bill for the upcoming academic year. For the first time in recent memory, the federal process has […]

MWCC Hosting FAFSA Day

Mount Wachusett Community College will host FAFSA Day Massachusetts on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. at its Gardner campus, 444 Green St. The annual event provides free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. A College Goal Sunday Program, FAFSA Day Massachusetts is a state-wide, non-profit, […]

MWCC Hosting FAFSA Day Massachusetts

Mount Wachusett Community College will host FAFSA Day Massachusetts on Sunday, Feb. 23rd at 1 p.m. at its Gardner campus, 444 Green St. The annual event provides free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. A College Goal Sunday Program, FAFSA Day Massachusetts is a state-wide, non-profit, […]