mcweanis wrote:I don't really think it's living beyond your means to not have 60,000 extra dollars around to throw at your grown-up kid
you are getting need-based aid. that need-based aid is called loans. your parents make enough money that they should be able to help you out with your loan payments. need-based grants are for people with more extreme financial need than you.
no one expects students to pay their law school tuition in straight cash, homey.