A Policy That Harms the Neediest Students
Colleges and universities across the country are seeing a significant increase in the number of students the U.S. Department of Education selects for verification of their financial aid applications. In the past, about 30 percent of students who filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid were selected for verification that required students to provide evidence that the information they submitted was accurate.
Originally published: January 8, 2019
Author: Nivine Megahed
Institution: National Louis University
Published by: Inside Higher Ed