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Is Your Financial Aid Award Lower Than Expected?

March is here! We are all anticipating the arrival of spring and the longer days of sunshine. Along with dreaming of warmer weather, high school seniors are also anxiously waiting for their college acceptances and financial aid award letters. After the initial well-earned congrats and hurrahs, you and your student might be left a little…

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Financial Aid Awards: Can You Spot the Differences?

Seniors: Your applications are complete.  Admission and financial aid offers are starting to come in.  It can be confusing to decipher exactly what portion of the awards are free and which come with a cost. On average private colleges discount 46% of college tuition for first-year applicants.  Wow, it sounds like a decent chunk of…

To Appeal or Not To Appeal

Whether or not to appeal financial aid award offers is a question many students face this time of year. Maybe the award offer was not as much as you anticipated, or perhaps your circumstances have changed since you filed your application. There are several factors to take into consideration when deciding whether or not to…