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How do I ask for more financial aid?

Hey friends, I've received my financial aid offers from colleges, and I'm wondering if there's any way to ask for more aid. How can I approach colleges about potentially increasing my financial aid package? Thanks in advance for any tips!

9 months ago

Hello! Congrats on your college acceptances. It's quite common for students to try to negotiate their financial aid offers, so don't worry about asking for more assistance. The best way to approach colleges for a potential increase in your financial aid package is to write a clear and polite letter or email to the financial aid office. In your letter, explain your family's financial situation and provide any relevant details, like a job loss or medical expenses, that may have impacted your ability to afford college. If you have a higher financial aid offer from another college, you can mention that as well, but be tactful. Remember to express your gratitude for the initial offer and your enthusiasm for attending the college. Colleges want to help, and being honest and respectful can go a long way. Good luck!

9 months ago

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