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FA for a second degree

mcclincy14mcclincy14 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
I am currently a student pursuing my Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Although I like psychology, I love music and have been tossing around the thought of possibly going to another school (a Recording Arts school) in order to pursue that. I am wondering, mainly because I can't find it anywhere else and the Rep from the FAFSA website didn't really help me at all, if I would still be eligible to receive financial aid if I were to finish my current program, and subsequently go through the second program. Or if I would have to postpone my current program and use the FA that I have currently towards the Recording Arts program.
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Replies to: FA for a second degree

  • emeraldkity4emeraldkity4 Registered User Posts: 35,861 Senior Member
    If you didn't max out your stafford loans from your first degree, the remainder would still be available.
  • kcdunlapkcdunlap Registered User Posts: 237 Junior Member
    If you claim on the form that you have another degree you are no longer eligible for federal grants.

    I had a previous degree, I was not awarded any federal grants the first time as my father was able to pay for the cost of college during the days of the dinosaurs...but because I had a degree I was not eligible for federal grants the second time around even though I never took advantage of them the first time.
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