Completing the FAFSA

Creating an FSA ID It is strongly recommended that you create an FSA ID, a username and password combination that allows you to sign your FAFSA® form electronically. Your FSA ID also can be used to sign loan contracts and to access certain information online. You can get your FSA ID as you fill out the...
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Top 4 Reasons UMHB Donors Give

One of the great privileges of working in Development at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is getting to know amazing individuals who are generous in their giving.  In these relationships, we learn so much about what motivates each one to give. I give because someone gave to help me. Many donors tell stories of how they...
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What You Need to Know About the 2017–18 FAFSA®

 What’s changing for 2017–18? Starting with the 2017–18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), these changes will be in effect: You’ll be able to submit your FAFSA® earlier. You can file your 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. The earlier submission date will be a permanent...
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Crusader Forever

If you’re a Mary Hardin-Baylor alumnus, join me on a trip down memory lane. Remember the fine education you received? Remember that one professor you admired and whom fueled your flame? Remember your involvement in campus activities and the camaraderie you shared with your fellow Crusaders? Remember how much you grew during that time? Those...
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Helping Those with Less Gain More

I enrolled in UMHB in January 1980 when I was 34 years old. I only needed two years to finish my college degree. I worked full time to support myself and took a full course load each semester. I didn’t have any time to participate. I worked, I studied and I attended classes – spring,...
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No Small Gift to God

“But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents.” –Mark 12:42 NIV I love the story of the widow’s offering. She gave everything she had as an offering without pomp and circumstance. What was viewed as a small gift by many was no small gift to...
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Top Questions about the FAFSA

What should I (the student) do if my family has unusual circumstances that aren’t mentioned in the application? If you or your family has unusual circumstances (such as loss of employment, loss of benefits, death, or divorce), complete the FAFSA to the extent that you can and submit it as instructed. Then talk to the...
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5 Things to Know When Completing the FAFSA

Every college student seeking financial aid (either scholarships or loans) should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You and your parents will need a PIN. The first thing you will need to do is get a PIN for you and your parents. The PIN is your signature on the FAFSA and other...
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