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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, […]

Kelly Morrissey Elected to National Association Board

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Director of Financial Aid Kelly Morrissey has been elected to serve a two-year term as a Representative at Large on the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Board. “This position represents the interests of financial aid administrators who serve 90 percent of the college students nationwide. It allows me, […]

MWCC’s Kelly Morrissey Named to National Committee

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Director of Financial Aid Kelly Morrissey has been selected as one of two financial aid administrators to serve on the U.S. Department of Education’s Gainful Employment Negotiated Rulemaking Committee. “I am so proud that Kelly has been selected for the Gainful Employment Negotiated Rulemaking Committee. She will bring her compassion for […]

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, […]