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3 days ago
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Financial Aid

Due to some personal problems, I'm very late with my CSS profile and I still haven't submitted it as I'm not finished yet. I'm planning to send it in by Feb 1 but since it's way over the deadline I'm …

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5 days ago
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100% need-based aid

Hello!

I applied to many schools that claim to offer 100% need based aid (Holy Cross, Skidmore, Northeastern, Boston College, Colgate, Smith, and Colby). I am pretty confident I will get into both Hol …

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14 days ago
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What is CSS Profile?

I feel like it's the same thing as FAFSA but answers on google were not really clear.

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14 days ago
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Scholarships

This might be a dumb question, but is it guaranteed that you will get a scholarship if you have a good SAT score (ex.1410) ACT score (ex.30) and GPA (ex.3.8)? And if you can get scholarships from this …

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23 days ago
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Applying for financial aid

Can you apply for financial aid after getting accepted to a need-blind school? Or do you HAVE to submit financial aid application with the rest of the application? I know need blind schools don’t care …

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a month ago
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Do colleges let you know before the decision notification date if your application is incomplete?

I applied for fin aid but submitted one of documents under the wrong name so it's still showing as "awaiting" on my checklist... I'd asked my parents and they told me to do nothing, and with decisions …

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a month ago
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Scholarships for International Students to go to Brown Pre-College Program.

I intend to apply to Brown's Pre-College Program, but I am not a US citizen nor do I go to School in the Us so none of the Scholarships apply to me. Would there be any scholarships available to me?

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a month ago
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My counselor hasn't done the counselor recommendation or school report yet, is that bad?

The deadline for merit scholarships was December 1st for Claremont Mckenna, and I turned in my application on time but my counselor didn't add all the required info. I know they can turn things in lat …

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a month ago
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Foster kids...

I am in foster care, my cps worker said i am award of the state, but does that also count for on-campus housing? Does it depend on the school what I can and can't do, being a foster kid?

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a month ago
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Common App teacher recommendations

I'm a senior and apply for colleges now. Should i submit my teacher recommendations to colleges that they are optional. I have really strong grades 4.0 with 4 AP's and 8 honors, and i have a really go …

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a month ago
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scholarships

are there any scholarships for international students?

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a month ago
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Unique to our generation

Hello, I am in a rut of ideas on what makes our generation (gen z) so unique and strong. I can think of surface-level ones like how we are adaptable with all the issues that have arisen but I feel lik …

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2 months ago
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FASFA/CSS removing a school?

I submitted the FASFA and CSS for a school but now I decided not to apply to that school, is there anything I can do/need to do to remove these schools from the CSS? I was able to remove it from FASFA …

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2 months ago
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Where do I send the essay for virginia tech stamps scholarship?

https://vt.academicworks.com/opportunities/34150

I don't see a submit button or an email here.

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3 months ago
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How do I know where to apply for scholarships and aid?

I'm currently a Nigerian student, with a 3.6 GPA.

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3 months ago
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Do universities ask for documetns if I miss some or they just reject?

Basically, I'm terrible with documents, especssially with financial ones. I've submitted everything that is required (as I think). IDOC says "ALERT: All required documents have been submitted and are …

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3 months ago
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Financial aid

Hi,

I was wondering whether we can submit the CSS profile after the November 1 deadline? Because I am planning to ask colleges for CSS waiver through mail and they ask for an ID which we get after we s …

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3 months ago
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Questions about scholarships "What's the process of getting a scholarship?"

Hi guys, I have a question about how scholarships work. What's the process of getting a scholarship? Do you just have to fill out the common application to your university and then they'll tell you wh …

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3 months ago
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Not getting the expected grades

Hello everyone!

International student here. I will be applying to US universities with expected grades. A little bit of background. I am doing A levels and you can sit in your A level exams in two sess …

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3 months ago
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Who qualifies for full-tuition scholarships?

I have a friend of mine who I found out got a full-tuition ride to two schools. I coincidentally applied to the same schools, but only got 1/2 tuition. I know for a fact that I have a higher rank and …

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