Representatives from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will be providing a variety of webinars, including an overview of how to apply for all types of financial aid, reviewing financial aid offers, financial aid for non-traditional students, and more!

PA Forward Student Loan Program Webinar Events

Understanding education balances can be confusing. Whether you’re trying to address the costs or beginning to plan for higher education, this review is for you. Join PHEAA representatives Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray for a 1-hour webinar that will emphasize best practices (such as seeking grants and scholarships first), remind families about additional resources (such as payment plans), and review private/alternative loans as a last resort in the process of covering the gap and keeping balances affordable. The discussion will also include the basics of credit, what factors impact a credit score, how can a credit score be improved, and the effects on your borrowing capability.

TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM (ET)

The “Offer Letter” or “Financing Plans” that you receive provide an idea of the costs associated with attending a postsecondary institution can be confusing because each school formats their information differently. PHEAA, represented by Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PA Forward Student Loan Program, will assist you in this 1-hour webinar in understanding and navigating through the types of aid that are listed, what you are being offered, identifying the balances, and next steps needed so you can make knowledgeable and affordable decisions. Q&A interaction is encouraged.

TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM (ET)

Understanding education balances can be confusing. Whether you’re trying to address the costs or beginning to plan for higher education, this review is for you. Join PHEAA representatives Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray for a 1-hour webinar that will emphasize best practices (such as seeking grants and scholarships first), remind families about additional resources (such as payment plans), and review private/alternative loans as a last resort in the process of covering the gap and keeping balances affordable. The discussion will also include the basics of credit, what factors impact a credit score, how can a credit score be improved, and the effects on your borrowing capability.

TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM (ET)

Understanding education balances can be confusing. Whether you’re trying to address the costs or beginning to plan for higher education, this review is for you. Join PHEAA representatives Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray for a 1-hour webinar that will emphasize best practices (such as seeking grants and scholarships first), remind families about additional resources (such as payment plans), and review private/alternative loans as a last resort in the process of covering the gap and keeping balances affordable. The discussion will also include the basics of credit, what factors impact a credit score, how can a credit score be improved, and the effects on your borrowing capability.

TIME: 12:00 - 1:00 PM (ET)

The “Offer Letter” or “Financing Plans” that you receive provide an idea of the costs associated with attending a postsecondary institution can be confusing because each school formats their information differently. PHEAA, represented by Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PA Forward Student Loan Program, will assist you in this 1-hour webinar in understanding and navigating through the types of aid that are listed, what you are being offered, identifying the balances, and next steps needed so you can make knowledgeable and affordable decisions. Q&A interaction is encouraged.

TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM (ET)

The “Offer Letter” or “Financing Plans” that you receive provide an idea of the costs associated with attending a postsecondary institution can be confusing because each school formats their information differently. PHEAA, represented by Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PA Forward Student Loan Program, will assist you in this 1-hour webinar in understanding and navigating through the types of aid that are listed, what you are being offered, identifying the balances, and next steps needed so you can make knowledgeable and affordable decisions. Q&A interaction is encouraged.

TIME: 12:00 - 1:00 PM (ET)

Understanding education balances can be confusing. Whether you’re trying to address the costs or beginning to plan for higher education, this review is for you. Join PHEAA representatives Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray for a 1-hour webinar that will emphasize best practices (such as seeking grants and scholarships first), remind families about additional resources (such as payment plans), and review private/alternative loans as a last resort in the process of covering the gap and keeping balances affordable. The discussion will also include the basics of credit, what factors impact a credit score, how can a credit score be improved, and the effects on your borrowing capability.

TIME: 12:00 - 1:00 PM (ET)

Understanding education balances can be confusing. Whether you’re trying to address the costs or beginning to plan for higher education, this review is for you. Join PHEAA representatives Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray for a 1-hour webinar that will emphasize best practices (such as seeking grants and scholarships first), remind families about additional resources (such as payment plans), and review private/alternative loans as a last resort in the process of covering the gap and keeping balances affordable. The discussion will also include the basics of credit, what factors impact a credit score, how can a credit score be improved, and the effects on your borrowing capability.

TIME: 12:00 - 1:00 PM (ET)

The “Offer Letter” or “Financing Plans” that you receive provide an idea of the costs associated with attending a postsecondary institution can be confusing because each school formats their information differently. PHEAA, represented by Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PA Forward Student Loan Program, will assist you in this 1-hour webinar in understanding and navigating through the types of aid that are listed, what you are being offered, identifying the balances, and next steps needed so you can make knowledgeable and affordable decisions. Q&A interaction is encouraged.

TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM (ET)

Understanding education balances can be confusing. Whether you’re trying to address the costs or beginning to plan for higher education, this review is for you. Join PHEAA representatives Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray for a 1-hour webinar that will emphasize best practices (such as seeking grants and scholarships first), remind families about additional resources (such as payment plans), and review private/alternative loans as a last resort in the process of covering the gap and keeping balances affordable. The discussion will also include the basics of credit, what factors impact a credit score, how can a credit score be improved, and the effects on your borrowing capability.

TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM (ET)

The “Offer Letter” or “Financing Plans” that you receive provide an idea of the costs associated with attending a postsecondary institution can be confusing because each school formats their information differently. PHEAA, represented by Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PA Forward Student Loan Program, will assist you in this 1-hour webinar in understanding and navigating through the types of aid that are listed, what you are being offered, identifying the balances, and next steps needed so you can make knowledgeable and affordable decisions. Q&A interaction is encouraged.

TIME: 12:00 - 1:00 PM (ET)

Webinars for Educators

Pennsylvania administrators are encouraged to attend this webinar to learn about how to best support homeless youth. Topics include a review of McKinney-Vento, how to identify students, upcoming changes to federal aid for homeless students, college access and retention efforts, and additional resources to assist administrators in their work.

TIME: 9:00-10:00 AM (ET)

Join us as we provide an overview of the PSLF program. As the sole servicer for PSLF, we will review the eligibility requirements and the application process. We will also discuss the PSLF Help Tool and Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness (TEPSLF).

TIME: 9:00-10:00 AM (ET)

Despite strong desires to attend college, students in foster care do not experience the same rates of enrollment and graduation as their peers. This webinar will introduce Pennsylvania professionals to the resources available to promote success in higher education and beyond. Best practices and strategies for working with students in foster care will be presented.

TIME: 9:00-10:00 AM (ET)

How has the perception and the reality of a career in the trades changed over the decades and what explosion of opportunities are we seeing in recent years? When working with young adults as well as non-traditional students, are they being exposed to the various avenues for a quality career with a sustainable future? Learn some of the top reasons to consider a skilled trade career as well as tips for individuals considering a career change into the trades. There is no one size fits all.

TIME: 9:00-10:00 AM (ET)

This session will provide a brief overview of what happens after a student files the FAFSA. The session will include information on the financial aid notification letter, a review of a sample financial aid offer and what a student needs to think about once they receive the bill from their postsecondary school. We will discuss types of aid students can use in paying their bill and offer suggestions on how they can pay the remaining balance.

TIME: 9:00-10:00 AM (ET)

A scholarship could make all the difference for a student trying to pay for their postsecondary education. Scholarships are free money that help students accomplish college and career goals while avoiding a burdensome amount of student loan debt. This webinar provides resources and tips for applying for scholarships that you can share with your students.

TIME: 9:00-10:00 AM (ET)

Webinars

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Other Information You May Find Helpful

PHEAA’s Higher Education Access Partners continue to be available to assist students and families with any financial aid questions, including assistance with completing the FAFSA. Please contact the Access Partner that serves your county.