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One and Done: A Proposal for a One-Time FAFSA

Millions of community college students leave grant money on the table because they don’t complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A new paper from the Center for American Progress shows that a one-time FAFSA policy could reduce students’ burden completing the FAFSA and help them better access financial aid.

Income Verification for Federal Aid Hinders Low-Income Students

Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.

Answering the Retention Question

Research confirms that meeting the basic needs of students helps students get to the finish line.

Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students

It's increasingly hard to work your way through college, especially for low-income students who face steep challenges when combining work and learning.

Community College Students Who Work

Most community college students work either part- or full-time while enrolled. Working while enrolled can help students gain valuable experience but can also be a barrier to college completion.
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