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DeRionne Pollard, president of Montgomery College, a three-campus community college in Maryland, said using the SwiftStudent tool was invisible to grant officials, but helped the students create a clear, comprehensive appeal."It enables and empowers students to stand up for themselves," said Dr. Pollard.In a survey last fall, college financial aid advisors reported a "remarkable" increase in requests for...
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Alex Wong | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden asked Congress to increase the maximum Pell grants for students by $ 400 annually as part of a budget proposal released Friday.The president also called for the eligibility of undocumented immigrants known as dreamers to be expanded.Pell Scholarships are available to students who have exceptional financial...
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As the government prepared Thursday to apply for a $ 16 billion aid fund for music clubs, theaters, and other businesses for live events, thousands of desperate applicants waited eagerly to submit their papers right at 12:00 noon, than the system should be opened.And then they waited. And waited. Almost four hours later, the system still didn't...
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