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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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How can I improve my chances of getting financial aid?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior, and I'm starting to think about applying for financial aid. I know that getting a good aid package can be competitive, so I was wondering if there are any specific things I can do to improve my chances of receiving assistance. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

9 months ago

Hello! It's great to see that you're thinking about financial aid early. From my experience, there are several things you can do to improve your chances of getting a good aid package. First, make sure you fill out the FAFSA as soon as it becomes available. This form is used by many schools to determine your eligibility for financial aid, and submitting it early can help you get the best possible package. Second, research and apply for scholarships. There are thousands of scholarships available, and many are niche or have unique criteria. Make sure you look beyond just your school's offerings and explore national, regional, and local scholarships. Third, consider work-study opportunities. Many colleges offer work-study programs that can help you earn money for your education while you're in school. Lastly, don't be afraid to negotiate your financial aid package with the college. Sometimes, schools are willing to adjust their offers if you can demonstrate a greater need or if you have a better offer from another institution. Good luck with your financial aid journey!

9 months ago

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