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FAO Training Reminder: Webinar Wednesday Topics for January

December 12, 2012

webinar-wedsMark your calendars before you take off for the holidays! We hope you can join us for one of our free Webinar Wednesday training sessions for financial aid professionals. They happen every Wednesday at 11am and 2pm (Eastern time). Just click on the link and register; we will take it from there!

Income Associated Repayment Plans (Jan 9)

Several repayment options are available to student borrowers. However, unlike other options, income-driven repayment plans necessitate more understanding of specific requirements and other constraints. This session will delve into IBR, ICR, and the new Pay as You Earn Repayment Plan. Specifically, we’ll cover who can qualify, how to qualify, etc., and provide you with the necessary knowledge to assist your students.

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 807 003 301

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 809 426 981

Creating a Default Prevention Team and Plan (Jan 16)

This session will focus on creating a default prevention team and action plan. Specific aspects of team development will be addressed along with the components of the action plan. Additionally, the importance of specific steps schools should follow in their respective approaches will be discussed. Attendees will leave with a template they can use to formulate a plan specific to their school’s needs.

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session number: 808 665 986

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session number: 806 344 817

Counseling Students Using Social Media (Jan 23)

This session takes a look at the communication preferences of today’s college students. It covers how schools use social media and the steps needed to create a successful social media program on your campus. We will take a closer look at Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, with an eye toward how financial aid offices can use these forums to connect with and counsel students. Additionally, guidelines will be provided for creating campus social media plans.

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 807 511 594

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 802 457 102

Cohort Default Rate Overview and Challenge Process (Jan 30)

Financial aid professionals need to understand Cohort Default Rates. This webinar is designed to provide an overview of CDR regulations along with information on how to challenge draft rates. We will discuss the why, when, what, and how of the challenge process and provide you with resources to that end.

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 801 153 613

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time: 2:00 am, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Session Number: 809 434 831

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