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Is it worth applying for financial aid?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior and I'm starting to look into college costs. My family isn't extremely wealthy, but I'm not sure if we qualify for financial aid. Is it still worth applying for it? Does it affect my chances of getting accepted? Thanks for any advice!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's definitely worth applying for financial aid, even if you're unsure if your family will qualify. The financial aid process can be quite nuanced, and there might be some aid available to you depending on various factors like the college you're applying to and your family's financial situation. It's always better to apply and see what you're eligible for rather than miss out on potential assistance. As for whether it will affect your chances of getting accepted, most colleges have a need-blind admissions policy, which means that they don't take your financial situation into account when making admissions decisions. However, some schools do have need-aware policies, so it's a good idea to check the specific policies of the colleges you're interested in. Overall, I'd say go ahead and apply for financial aid – you never know what kind of help you might receive! Good luck with your college journey!

10 months ago

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