After FAFSA difficulties, Maryland college aid system down in another obstacle for students

After the troubled rollout of the new FAFSA application, students in Maryland are facing another obstacle. The Maryland College Aid Processing System website, also known as MDCaps, is temporarily down.

Maryland’s higher education system cites several issues it’s facing transitioning MDCaps to the FAFSA form’s federal changes.

Some problems include uploading completed MHEC One applications, inconsistencies in award amounts and errors with the document management process.

But officials say relief should be on the way as institutions have already started processing new students.

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