The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Hackers use FAFSA to file false tax returns

Madison Rexroat April 10, 2017

The IRS eliminated a tool in February that FAFSA applicants used to automatically fill in their tax information. The cause, though no incidents had been reported at the time, was that hackers had been...

Students lack financial info

Aspen Gage April 5, 2017

College is here to open doors, present endless opportunities and expose its students to the real world. However, before real-world responsibilities become regular old responsibilities, college students...

Fafsa tool inactive, makes applying more difficult

Madison Rexroat March 16, 2017

Earlier this month, Fafsa applicants were no longer able to use the Data Retrieval Tool, which automatically fills in information to the application from an individual’s tax return. Without the tool,...

University policies shift to address financial need

Blake Blevins February 6, 2017

Last October the University of Kentucky announced intent to refocus aid allocation from a primary basis of academic merit to a basis of financial need. This is to occur as part of a five year strategy...

FAFSA changes broken down

Madison Rexroat October 21, 2016

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is making some changes to the system according to a report by CNN. Any student planning to attend college next year (yes, even if you are in college...

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