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Timeline for rollout of new FAFSA announced, WCU to host FAFSA Day – Press Release

CULLOWHEE –  In November, the U.S. Department of Education announced the timeline for rollout of the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid form and provided dates and timelines for schools as to when to expect applicant information.  The new FAFSA rollout comes as a result of the FAFSA Simplification […]


Student loan tips, information, and advice

Paying for college can be stressful, and quite frankly, difficult. There are a few means available to help students with this requirement of their educational experience.  One of the first places students should consider looking is scholarships, although WCU’s deadline to apply was Feb. 1. Scholarship applications open annually on […]


FAFSA and scholarships open Oct. 1: Here’s what to know

There are a few things that are certain for college students; parking troubles, gameday, and the FAFSA. With FAFSA and the 2023-2024 WCU Scholarship Application opening Oct. 1, what is the FAFSA?   The Western Carolinian took to WCU’s financial aid office to find out. Here is what Senior Assistant Director, Maggie Brostic, […]