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PublicationDate: 2/11/98
Summary: 1998-99 Processing Status Update # 5
Author: ODAS - Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary - SFA


February 11, 1998

TO: Financial Aid Administrators
FROM: Diane Rogers
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary
Student Financial Assistance Programs

SUBJECT: 1998-99 Processing Status Update # 5

I am pleased to present you with my fifth message on the processing of the 1998-99
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). During the week of February 2-6,
we processed almost 163,000 applications for the 1998-99 cycle bringing our
year-to-date total to 519,076 applications. The 1998-99 YTD total is 123,495 more
applications than the same 5 week period of processing during the 1997-98 cycle.
Statistics are through Friday, February 6:

FAFSA and Renewal Applications

RECEIPTS PROCESSED
YEAR TO DATE --GRAND TOTAL 798,331 519,076
I. Paper 777,148 497,893
II. Electronic 21,183 21,183