Informational Videos

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

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.
Financial Aid Awards – Understanding Your Award NoticeLearn more about the important information included on a typical award letter.
Creating an FSA IDLearn what the FSA ID is, who needs one and how to obtain one.
Filing the FAFSAFiling the FAFSA is the first step in applying for federal, state, and many types of institutional aid. The earlier you file, the more funds you may be eligible to receive! Get started with FAME's 10-minute tutorial on filing the 2018-2019 FAFSA.
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.