Possible to negotiate need based aid?

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BarbellDreams
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Possible to negotiate need based aid?

Postby BarbellDreams » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:20 pm

I just received a very small need based scholly fro my school but my parent makes 40K and I have 0 in the bank and living off of loans. I expected at least 5 or so K. I assume these aids are not negotiable. Am I wrong?

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Re: Possible to negotiate need based aid?

Postby smov_operator » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:23 pm

BarbellDreams wrote:I just received a very small need based scholly fro my school but my parent makes 40K and I have 0 in the bank and living off of loans. I expected at least 5 or so K. I assume these aids are not negotiable. Am I wrong?


Yes you are. EVERYTHING is negotiable. Ask your school. If they say no, they say no. But it can't hurt to ask, especially if you have any kind of leverage.

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Re: Possible to negotiate need based aid?

Postby romothesavior » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:30 pm

It is very possible to negotiate, and their are dozens (maybe hundreds) of threads that deal with this topic in some form or another.




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