Dependent Student

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Dependent Student

A post-secondary student in the United States who does not earn income sufficient to be an independent student. A dependent student must report parental income on his/her FAFSA when attempting to qualify for federal financial aid. In other words, because there is no way a dependent student has enough income to pay for his/her education, the government considers the possibility that his/her parents may be able to do so.
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Because there are no reporting requirements on districts' use of the funding, it is difficult to assess how the funds are used and to what extent military dependent students benefit.
According to this author, there are different patterns of interaction that stand out in the classroom: Task-oriented students, Phantom students, Social students, Dependent students and Isolated students.
Although multiple consultations often result in improved attitude toward writing as well as increased confidence, tutors still need to be on guard about dealing with dependent students. Walker also notes, "There is no panacea for overly dependent writers" (14).
(b) Independent undergraduate students (and dependent students whose parents were denied a PLUS Loan) for the 2010-2011 academic year:
Although there is a dearth of research that bears on cognitive style and achievement of dependent-prone students, the findings of this study bear some resemblance with some authors (e.g., Altun & Cakan, 2006; Cakan, 2000; Witkin, Moore, Goodenough & Cox, 1977) who have shown that field-independent and field dependent students do not differ in learning ability but may respond differently to the content being presented as well as the learning environment.
The researchers find that dependent students who received assistance completing a simplified FAFSA and easy-to-understand information about aid eligibility relative to costs were 40 percent more likely to apply for financial aid than the information-only or control group.
government dependent students. In the past six years, more than $85 million in soft target funding has underwritten security upgrades for schools and recreational facilities located outside the post compound.
Dependent students devote a larger amount of hours to studies outside the classroom than students field-independent students, which reinforces the theoretical assumption of H.
Therefore, the total amount of Stafford loans (including subsidized and unsubsidized) that undergraduates can borrow increases to $31,000 for dependent students and $57,500 for independent students.
Several other states have passed laws in the last few years mandating continued coverage for dependent students who take time off for medical reasons.
While it is easy for teachers to acknowledge the efforts of field dependent students, it is a little more complicated to provide rewards to field independent learners who internalize their expectations.
Over 15, 000 military dependent students attend Hawaii public schools, about 8% of the total student population.