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"Financial Aid Operations Checklist: An Executive Perspective of a Well-Managed Operation"

Janet Hunter, FAS executive consultant, Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA) Conference, October 2008. Presentation is based on the FAS "Financial Aid Operations Checklist for Senior Administrators." These guidelines, which are applicable to financial aid operations at all colleges and universities, identify 11 best practices in college financial aid, as well as indicate common problems. Evaluate your operation based on this executive level checklist.

"Financial Aid Operations Best Practices."

James McMillan, FAS executive director of strategic initiatives, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) Annual Convening, March 2008, Washington, D.C. Presentation provides an overview of some of the best practices found in efficiently operated financial aid offices and addresses some of the problems commonly found in those not operating efficiently. (NAFEO represents 118 Historically Black Colleges and Universities [HBCUs]).

"Federal Student Aid Compliance: How Does Your Institution Score?"

Janet Hunter, FAS executive consultant, Illinois Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (ILASFAA) Conference, April 2008. Presentation includes a quiz on some of the subtle points of FSA regulations and includes guidance on some of the questions.

"FAS Office Effectiveness Reviews Top Ten (and More) List."

Janet Hunter, FAS executive consultant, New Jersey Community Colleges Financial Aid Sector Group Meeting, April 2007. Presentation discusses the common findings of FAS during financial aid office reviews and includes suggestions for correction or improvement.

"Top 10 Categories of Misunderstanding in Administering Federal Student Aid."

Gary Garoffolo, FAS associate vice president for interim staffing, Alabama Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (AASFAA) Conference, October 2007. Presentation discusses the most often misunderstood areas in financial aid administration and results from the most common audit and federal program review findings.

"Top 10 Categories of Misunderstanding in Administering Federal Student Aid."

Janet Hunter, FAS executive consultant, Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (FASFAA) Conference, October 2007. Presentation discusses misunderstood areas in financial aid administration and results from the most common audit and federal program review findings.

"Federal Student Aid Compliance: How Does Your Institution Score?"

Janet Hunter, FAS executive consultant, The New York Student Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA) Conference, October 2007. Presentation includes a quiz on some of the subtle points of FSA regulations and includes guidance on some of the questions.

"Financial Aid for Enrollment Management."

David Gray, FAS president, Georgia Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (GACRAO) Conference, October 2007. Presentation discusses the important role financial aid plays in enrollment management, with a review of the collaborative “one-stop shop” model, the self-help model and the student financial services model. It also discusses best practices and symptoms of problems for timely financial aid processing and awarding.