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April 1, 2020

Federal Student Loan Information During Covid-19

Current students and alumni who have outstanding student loans have a slight reprieve for the next few months thanks to new orders from the Trump Administration.

The Trump Administration is allowing federal student loan borrowers to take a break from making monthly payments, without incurring interest or penalties until the end of September.

Trump’s CARES Act is allowing borrowers to opt out of paying their federal student loans until September 30, 2020.

In addition to suspending payments, the Act will set the interest [...]

James Brey Financial Aid FAFSA
February 24, 2020

28 Questions about Financial Aid and FAFSA with James Brey

File Your FAFSA by March 1 for the $250 Early FAFSA Scholarship

 

The deadline for Michigan students to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is just around the corner. To help answer common questions, financial aid counselor James Brey answers 28 common questions about the FAFSA and financial aid in a rapid-fire session.

All incoming and current students of Finlandia are encouraged to file their FAFSA by the Michigan deadline, March 1, to ensure they [...]

Early FAFSA
December 5, 2019

$250 Early FAFSA Scholarship Available for Incoming Students who File by Feb. 1

Finlandia University is offering a $250 Early FAFSA Scholarship for incoming and prospective students who complete and file their FAFSA by February 1, 2020.

“We are committed to helping students obtain the funding they need to make Finlandia an affordable option, and filing the FAFSA early helps ensure they have access to federal and state aid,” Dean of Students Erin Barnett said. “One of the best kept secrets in private education is that most students pay nowhere near sticker [...]

Early FAFSA
October 18, 2019

$500 Early FAFSA Scholarship Available for Incoming Students who File by Dec. 1

Finlandia University is offering a $500 Early FAFSA Scholarship for incoming and prospective students who complete and file their FAFSA by December 1, 2019. 

“We are committed to helping students obtain the funding they need to make Finlandia an affordable option, and filing the FAFSA early helps ensure they have access to federal and state aid,” Dean of Students Erin Barnett said. “One of the best kept secrets in private education is that most students [...]

June 4, 2018

James Brey takes new role as Financial Aid Counselor

James Brey to transition from Enrollment Officer to Financial Aid Counselor

 

Finlandia University is pleased to announce that James Brey is transitioning to the role of Financial Aid Counselor in the Office of Financial Aid.

Brey, who joined the Finlandia staff last fall as an Enrollment Officer with Admissions, brings a wealth of experience to the position. He earned his Bachelor’s in Business Management from FinnU in 2012 and has worked as a retention representative for Prudential, director of sales [...]

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