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Financial Aid Advisors work with students and their families to secure the financial aid the students need in order to attend college, as well as guide them through the application process and evaluate completed applications. Skills that are often highlighted on a Financial Aid Advisor's resume include creating diverse financial aid packages for various programs, and controlling entrance and exit counseling. Resumes for Financial Aid Advisors include educational backgrounds consisting of Bachelor's degrees in the fields of counseling, education, finance, accounting, public administration, or communications.

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Financial Aid Advisor

Ranked in the top 5% of advisors over all 13 campuses for completed Financial Aid Packaging.

  • Promoted to Active Financial Aid advisor from Future Advisor team in 6 months. This role transition normally requires 3 or more years of Financial Aid experience.
  • Maintained compliance with Texas Workforce Commission, The Department of Education, FAFSA and all UTI company policies and procedures.
  • Interacted with students and parents to explain Financial Aid and maintain funding for students through graduation.
  • Prepared and conducted Financial Aid presentations to groups of 10-50 students and their family members.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Mass Communications
2

Financial Aid Advisor

Assisted online students with completing Financial Aid documents and effectively communicating the purpose.

  • Awarded and completed financial aid packages according to compliance.
  • Handled Financial Aid issues and proposed successful resolutions with students.
  • Communicated daily with Admissions Advisors to ensure student's Financial Aid progress.
  • Managed a high incoming call volume.
  • Achieved a 100% cash/package goal.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Interior Design
3

Financial Aid Advisor

Assisted online students with completing Financial Aid documents and effectively communicating the purpose.

  • Awarded and completed financial aid packages according to compliance.
  • Handled Financial Aid issues and proposed successful resolutions with students.
  • Communicated daily with Admissions Advisors to ensure student's Financial Aid progress.
  • Managed a high incoming call volume.
  • Achieved a 100% cash/package goal.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Interior Design
4

Financial Aid Advisor

Conducted financial aid information sessions for students, families, campus and community groups

  • Supported the Dept. of Admissions in reaching annual recruiting goals and increasing retention rates
  • Initiated outreach efforts to existing learners to address necessary updates
  • Collaborated with financial institutions and students regarding student loan applications
  • Conducted entrance and exit interviews as required by Title IV regulations
  • Compiled data for departmental, fiscal, federal, and state reports on student aid
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Business Marketing Ba
5

Financial Aid Advisor

Provided assistance and customer service to students completing financial aid process

  • Ensured students are in compliance with the Department of Education Financial Aid Guidelines
  • Answered multiple phone lines and manage over 100 students
  • Facilitated live chats with students living out of the country to assist with financial aid process
  • Aided in training of new hires on financial aid procedures and the use of Campus Vue
  • Communicated daily with Admissions Advisors to help enroll students
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BA
Organizational Communication
MA
Master of Arts
6

Financial Aid Advisor

Interviewed, processed, awarded and tracked financial aid funds for those interested in entering and re-entering their chosen program

  • Ensured students and potential students are informed of how they can finance their education
  • Packaged and repackaged students with loans, and/or grants they were eligible for during 1st, 2nd or 3rd academic year
  • Assisted students with finding a credit-worthy co-borrower if necessary
  • Performed drop calculations and Return of Title IV funds when students withdraw from school
  • Provided detailed information to students, parents, faculty and staff concerning the financial aid process and programs available
  • Prepared, collected and tracked all required tuition planning documents and answered inquiries regarding financial aid and student account issues
  • Conducted entrance and exit interviews as required by Title IV and institutional regulations
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Economics
7

Financial Aid Advisor

Counseled and advised students and parents regarding the financial aid process and the complexities of Federal and State regulations.

  • Analyzed financial aid applications to determine need and devised an appropriate financial aid package for individual students.
  • Performed follow-ups to obtain documentation for federal verification.
  • Held preliminary interviews for prospective students to prepare them for the actual financial aid appointments.
  • Assisted both parents and students in completing Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) applications and determined if aid eligible.
  • Devised a financial plan for new perspective students wishing to enroll.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Business Systems
BS
Social Work
8

Associate Director of Financial Aid/financial Aid Advisor

Maintained 90% packaging rate for each class start by the end of the add/drop period.

  • Conducted overview interviews with newly enrolled students.
  • Developed Financial Aid Packages for students in accordance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Answered student questions and anticipated financial concerns in a manner that is customer focused.
  • Served as a liaison between the Admissions Advisor and the student by communicating information regarding student packaging.
  • Scheduled student appointments and assisted students with receiving additional funding.
  • Performed follow-up with financial institutions to determine student loan application status.
  • Monitored student financial aid files to ensure completeness and compliance with Federal and State regulations.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Literature
MA
Literature
9

Financial Aid Advisor

Advised students and parents on the availability of grants/loans and on their loan repayment obligations.

  • Assisted the student with the completion of FAFSA and collect documentation.
  • Input FAFSA into RGM and performed a needs analysis to determine the student's eligibility including
  • Received acknowledgments, resolved rejects or problems, and completed for pending disbursement.
  • Assigned the appropriate budget to students and packaged them. (awarded aid)
  • Prepared the MPN and loan for submission.
  • Maintained consistently clean files shown through school policies and procedures.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Studies
MA
Leadership
10

Financial Aid Advisor

Evaluated financial needs of students and families based on documentation and information presented during interviews

  • Awarded financial aid according to government and institutional regulations and guidelines
  • Counseled and advised students about financial aid eligibility, application procedures, aid programs, program costs and student loan debt
  • Answered questions and requests from students and parents in person, over the phone and in writing regarding financial aid programs and eligibility
  • Reviewed student files for completeness, verified student files that were selected for verification, resolved issues with problem files
  • Confirmed and reported the enrollment status of students who receive Title IV aid through enrollment reporting (SSCR) to NSLDS on a regular schedule
  • Analyzed various system generated reports such as grades, enrollment status and award status to verify compliance and eligibility of students receiving aid under federal and institutional guidelines
  • Established relationships and communicated with other departments to ensure a timely and productive registration process for students
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Business Administration

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