Don’t miss out, get money for college!

Last year, about 6,000 Dallas County seniors each left thousands of dollars in grant aid on the table by not filing a FAFSA . Don’t let that be you! Come get one-on-one assistance filling out the FAFSA or TASFA at a local workshop so you’re eligible to receive money for college.

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FAFSA Week 31 Update | Goal Met!

College Access & Success Advocates –

Please see below for information on the following:

Week 31 FAFSA Update
Summer Programs + Events
Scholarships
Professional Development
Programs to Know About
50% FAFSA Club
FAFSA reports- previous weeks

Week 31 FAFSA Update:

CONGRATS! 14,177 (51%)* of Dallas County seniors have completed the FAFSA as of April 28. This is 4,411 more seniors with complete applications compared […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Week 16 FAFSA Report | 4.159 Seniors Left to Goal

College Access & Success Friends,

9,152 Dallas County seniors have completed their FAFSA applications. To meet the county goal of 48%, 4,159 more seniors need to complete their applications.

FAFSA/TASFA Reminder Language:

Your Remind/SignalVine texting accounts can help you follow up with your one-on-one conversations you’re having with students. The sample social media posts on Form Your […]

By |February 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Week 14 FAFSA Report

College Access & Success Friends,

Just think, last year at this time you were just beginning your FAFSA activities and this year, you have already collectively helped 8,681 Dallas County seniors complete their FAFSA applications! To meet the county goal of 48%, 4,579 more seniors need to complete an application.

Thank you for putting in all […]

By |January 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Week 10 FAFSA Report

College Access & Success Friends –
You are progressing quickly to your FAFSA goals! Thank you all so much for the effort you have put in this far and keep up the good work!
As of December 2, week ten in the 2017/18 cycle, 7,650 (28%) Dallas County seniors have completed their FAFSA. For comparison, in week ten last year only […]

By |December 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Week 8 FAFSA Report

College Access & Success Friends –

You are progressing quickly to your FAFSA goals! Thank you all so much for the effort you have put in this far and keep up the good work!

As of November 18, week eight in the 2017/18 cycle, 6,783 (25%) Dallas County seniors have completed their FAFSA. For comparison, in week eight last year only 4,246 (15%) seniors […]

By |November 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Week 5 FAFSA Report and November Updates

Hello, College Access & Success Friends!
 
November is GenTX Financial Aid and College Application month. Click here to share your activities with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Commit!/Region 10. We want to help you promote and celebrate your successes!  
 
Always feel free to reach out to me (Sarah.Jensen@commit2dallas.org) as you plan. There are […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Week 4 FAFSA Report | 3,923 Seniors Have Completed FAFSA!

College Access & Success Friends –
 
CONGRATS! Your hard work in getting the word out about the Oct FAFSA start date is paying off.
 
As of October 21, week four in the 2017/18 cycle, 3,923 (14%) Dallas County seniors have completed theirFAFSA. For comparison, in week four last year only 1,500 seniors had completed their applications. […]

By |October 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tuition Tuesday: Why Students Quit Going After Scholarships

R. Gabrielle McCormick
gabrielle@studentinsidersguide.org
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twitter.com/SIGuide

Happy New Year!

It’s been a little while since we’ve last interacted with each other, but you have been on my mind.

As I thought about what to talk about first in 2016, I thought about my current scholarship journey. I thought about what I would’ve needed if I were in your shoes, right […]

By |January 5th, 2016|Tuition Tuesday, Uncategorized|0 Comments