Informational Videos

FAME developed these informational videos to help students and families plan and pay for college.

How to File the 2019-2020 FAFSANeed to file a FAFSA but want to learn a little more first? Check out FAME’s 10-minute video tutorial with information to help you file the 2019-2020 FAFSA.
What is a FAFSAHave you heard your school counselor, teachers, friends or parents mention the FAFSA and you’re not sure what it is? Have you wondered how to start the process of applying for financial aid? In this video FAME answers the question “What is a FAFSA”
FAME's Financial Aid Nights for FamiliesFAME hosts Financial Aid Nights at high schools all over the state to help families plan and pay for college. This video explains what a financial aid night is, how it can help you, and where to find one to attend near your.
FAME's FREE In-Person FAFSA Help SessionsThe FAFSA becomes available on October 1st! Do you have questions about how to file or wish you could get some help completing your FAFSA? If so, come to one of FAME's FREE In-Person FAFSA Help Sessions and get expert help!
Reviewing Your Tuition BillYou just got your college tuition bill, now what? It’s important to make sure you understand the charges on your bill, know all of your payment options and make sure all of your financial aid was applied. This video offers our tips on things to look for on your tuition bill.
Get Ready to File the FAFSAA step-by-step guide on everything you need to file the FAFSA each October.
How to Create an FSA IDLearn what the FSA ID is, who needs one and how to obtain one.
Financial Aid Awards – Understanding Your Award NoticeLearn more about the important information included on a typical award letter.
What is Verification?Have you been selected for verification? Being selected doesn’t mean you’ve done anything wrong, but some extra steps are required before you can receive your financial aid.
Choosing a CollegeFind the college that’s right for you. This video shares criteria to consider when searching for colleges and information to help compare colleges.
ScholarshipsMake your scholarship application stand out. Learn more about searching for and locating scholarships and organizing the scholarship process.
Financial Aid & College FinancingCouldn't attend a FAME Financial Aid night near you? Catch up on what you missed. This video will help students apply for financial aid for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Financial Aid Awards – A Guide to Comparing Costs and AwardsUnderstanding the true cost of each school you have been accepted to can save you money. This video will walk you through the steps to compare multiple financial aid awards.
Five Money Management Tips for Young AdultsLearn more about the basic strategies and steps to help you manage your money wisely.
Student Loans – Programs ExplainedThis video provides an overview of the student loan programs that are available to pay for college.
Federal Student Loans - Payment PlansChoosing the right repayment plan can help you successfully repay your student loans. Learn about the many repayment plans including standard, graduated, extended and seven income driven repayment plans.
Federal Student Loans – Trouble Making PaymentsMany options are available to borrowers that are having trouble making monthly payments. Learn more about deferment, forbearance, income driven plans, forgiveness, cancellation and consolidation.
Federal Student Loans – Default ResolutionLearn how you can resolve the default status on your education loans, improve your credit rating and regain eligibility for federal student aid.