The Financial Aid Appeal: Should You Ask for More Financial Aid?

financial aid appealDid you open your financial aid award letter and feel brutally disappointed? For some, a financial aid appeal may be the best way to get more money for college. 

What if something happened to your financial situation since filling out the FAFSA in the Fall? Maybe your family had to deal with rebuilding their home after a natural disaster. Maybe your parent got laid off from their job or had steep medical bills to pay.

These set backs in life happen, however, when making a financial aid appeal it’s important to understand how to tactfully approach the financial aid office. That’s why StudentAdvisor asked financial aid experts to tell us the do’s and don’ts of making a financial aid appeal. Read more…

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