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FAFSA Scams of 2016: What You Need to Know

By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS

With 2016 now here, it is time to start thinking about filling out the FAFSA for your 2016-17 school year. If it is your first time doing so, it can be a very stressful task. Unfortunately, there are people out there that want to take advantage of potential students by tricking them into thinking they can offer help when you are filling out the FAFSA. Here are tips for avoiding two of the best-known (and convincing) FAFSA scams.

Remembering Freedom for the Slaves: 150 Years After the Civil War

Alternative Credit Options for the Online Student

By Dr. Patricia Campbell and Kimberly Watson
Guest Contributors, Online Learning Tips

Universities have a long history of providing expedited ways for students to complete their degrees, prior learning is one of those options. The focus of prior learning is to acknowledge that not all learning takes place in a university setting. There are millions of Americans who have achieved their learning on the job, or through a hobby such as volunteer work. This learning could be transferred to college credit.

TV Shouldn’t Be a Deciding Factor in Your College Major