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Video: How to Apply for the Parent PLUS Loan
A step-by-step video for parents on how to apply for the Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan.
Located in Types of Aid / Loans / Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan
Video: How Much of a Private Loan Should I Borrow?
A guide for parents to figure out how much of a private loan to borrow.
Located in Tutorials
How Withdrawing from School Affects Your Financial Aid
Federal student aid award is based on the percentage of time you are enrolled for the semester. Depending on when you withdraw, your student aid will be adjusted.
Located in Eligibility
Student Rights and Responsibilities
Make sure you are familiar with all of your student rights and responsibilities.
Located in Eligibility
How Dropping Credits Affects Your Financial Aid
Dropping credits may jeopardize future student aid eligibility, including loans.
Located in Eligibility
How to Apply for Financial Aid
Your guide to applying for financial aid, including things you need to know, resources, and assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Check Your Mail for Verification Requests
If you are one of the thousands of Penn State students who have been selected for the federal process of Verification, you will receive a letter at your home address with a request for information.
Located in News
How to Complete Loan Entrance Counseling
Located in Tutorials
Additional Help Sources
The U.S. Department of Education website offers many resources that may help explain and guide you through the financial aid process. Listed here are the most commonly accessed resources and services.
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How to Transfer Your IRS Tax Information Directly into Your FAFSA
You may have received an email from Federal Student Aid recommending that you use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to transfer tax information directly from the IRS into your FAFSA.
Located in Tutorials