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Financial Aid Process for New Students

This video is an overview of Penn State's financial aid process and is shown to first-year students and their families during New Student Orientation.

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How to Grant Parent Access in LionPATH

You can give others access to your LionPATH account information including financial aid information.

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FAFSA: Who is my Parent?

A guide to help you figure out who to list as your parent when filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Image via Studentaid.ed.gov

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Financial Aid for Parents of First-Year Students

Our video provides an overview of financial aid for parents whose students have been offered admission to the University.

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How to Sign a Loan MPN

You are required to sign a Master Promissory Note (MPN) before you can receive Direct Loan funds.

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How to Complete Entrance Counseling

Entrance counseling is a required online tool to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a Direct Loan borrower. You must complete this requirement before you can receive your Direct Loan.

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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.

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How to Fill Out the FAFSA

How to Fill Out the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows students to apply for more than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds. Check out this video for info about the FAFSA and the resources available to help fill out this important application.

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LionPATH Help Resources

LionPATH Help Resources

Many resources are available to assist students and parents as Penn State transitions to the new LionPATH system.

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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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Penn State Federal School Code

003329

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