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Facebook Actually Has a Use

Posted By Christina Kowalski On Apr 10, 2011 @ 8:17 pm In News | Comments Disabled

facebookThat is, aside from providing a platform for people to boast about all of the mind-numbingly inane things they did that day. Now you don’t even have to switch browser tabs to learn how to fund your college education and chat up that cute kid from your Econ class at the same time.

In January 2012 Facebook is set to launch a new application [1] that allows you to learn all about grants, loans, FAFSA and other financial aid information.

The application uses demographic information to instruct students on their financial aid choices and in addition provides the option to discuss the financial aid procedure with Facebook friends. With any luck this app might actually help to alleviate the rage-inducing headache that is FAFSA.

Image Source: vincos [2] under Creative Commons
Financial Aid Facebook App? Program Promises to Help You Find Money For College [Huffington Post [1]]

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[1] set to launch a new application: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/08/financial-aid-facebook-app_n_846765.html

[2] vincos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/vincos/5195538730/

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