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Now that the conference is over. What do you think of this early FAFSA and this Prior Prior Year stuff? I know you talked about it a lot, are bringing it back to work to talk about it some more, sharing it with those who...

I remember when I was hiring one of my staff members I had interviewed a young lady who was a lot like me. It is said that most people tend to hire staff who are like them, but not me. I chose someone...

Howdy CAFAA members!jill With the early FAFSA and PPY on the horizon I know we are all working hard in our offices to try and come up with the perfect communication to our families. That one magical email/letter where our students and parents tell us,...

Hello CAFAA! Is it just me, or has 2016 been a whirlwind year so far?! With that being said, can you believe the 2016 CAFAA Conference is just a few weeks away! Many of you may have been caught off guard with how quickly...

Greetings from RMASFAA, CAFAA Friends! Can you believe that it’s been nearly six months since RMASFAA and CAFAA got hitched? A few of us were looking through the “wedding/conference” pictures during the winter board meeting earlier in March and decided that they look like prizewinners...

A Challenge,Nick resize It’s almost conference time! You’ve gotten the OK from your supervisor to attend and you’ve teamed up with coworkers to select roommates. You might have already started packing and might have spent some time thinking about what you hope to learn at the...

Looking for a way to get involved, but not really sure where to start?? Consider joining a committee! Do you love working with FAFSA nights and visiting local high schools to get students (and parents!) excited about financial aid?? Consider joining the Financial Aid Awareness/College Goal...

What can you do to ensure that YOU are nominated for that desired position? Shout your name from the highest mountain Jump up and down reciting “pick me, pick me” Attach reason why you want to be nominated on a chocolate bar Record and perform...