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St. Louis high school counselors help students with FAFSA [Video]

Raquel Murphy graduated from Clyde C. Miller Career Academy this May. She’s grateful to her school career counselor, JuMah Fennoy, for helping ease her worries.

ST. LOUIS — Summer vacation is fast approaching for St. Louis Public School District students. 

Thursday is the last day of school for the district, and that means it’s crunch time for future college students. It comes after a botched rollout of the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is required if students want to be considered for federal grants, work-study funds and loans. 

The application became available months later than expected and had several issues including some families’ tax data being transferred inaccurately from the Internal Revenue Service.

School college admissions and career specialists, such as JuMah Fennoy, are going above and beyond to make sure high schoolers get the most financial aid possible. Fennoy works with students inside of Clyde C. Miller Career Academy. It’s a job she loves and has done …

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