Major NEW FAFSA Issue Impacting Student Aid Calculations & Appeals

April 11, 2024 @7PM ET



4.11.24 FAFSA Fiasco Appeals  (1)


We're issuing an emergency webinar to break the news on a newly discovered issue causing incorrect tax data to be used when calculating student aid indexes (SAIs) for potentially 20% of submitted FAFSA applications. This is on top of the many other FAFSA delays and reported errors that have already thrown the financial aid process into turmoil for so many of your families.
 Join CAP's College Planning Experts Matt Carpenter and Peg Keough as they break down this new FAFSA fiasco, steps you can take to understand if your FAFSA was affected, and learn smart strategies for drafting a compelling appeal letter - even if you don't have your official aid award yet.
  • The current FAFSA state of affairs and what that means for you
  • How families can double-check their SAI and make sure they weren't impacted
  • What this new FAFSA issue means for families
  • How to leverage your family's unique story and circumstances for more financial aid
  • How to evaluate if you received a fair or correct offer
  • Steps families should take NOW to minimize disruptions
  • Common missed opportunities and pitfalls to avoid when filing an appeal
  • What to realistically expect from the appeals process and how to set appropriate goals
  • Potential impacts on financial aid processing

Be among the first to get the facts directly from the frontlines. We'll answer all your questions and provide a triage plan for maximizing and protecting your funding eligibility.

Look Forward to seeing you there! We are always here to support you on your college planning journey!