Students who are taking college already will get the opportunity to complete as well as file their applications for federal aid using their mobile phones soon.
There will be an available mobile app, which they can use for processing.
From the latest published news report online through edscoop.com, Betsy DeVos revealed that the upcoming mobile app would enable college students to process their applications for the federal aid by just using their mobile phone devices already.
DeVos is the current United States Education Secretary and stated that the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) mobile app provides the students with great ease to complete the process of their applications, while enjoying a modern and simplified processing.
The good secretary likewise said a college student only need to tap a mobile phone and make few swipes to complete the filing and submission of the application through the latest FAFSA mobile app.
DeVos address this great news in front of the audience (financial aid experts) when she attended the Federal Student Aid Training Conference held in Orlando, Florida.
“Why can’t it be that way for students?” DeVos said during the conference last Tuesday as quoted by the news online. “The answer is, it can,” she added.
“Think of the FAFSA: there is no reason completing it can’t be simpler and more consumer-friendly. Unfortunately, it’s anything but,” said the Education Secretary while talking to the attendees in Orlando. “How do you think this looks to an 18 year old? And does this even remotely look like it belongs in the 21st century?”
There had been issues about the strenuous and lengthy procedure when applying for a federal student aid. With the latest developed mobile app, it will definitely eliminate the stress of many students and parents.
According from the reported news also, there had been changes in the operations of the Education Department to improve its functions and assuring quality services.