Best method to appeal for aid

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rebelx13
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Best method to appeal for aid

Postby rebelx13 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 3:46 pm

I received an 11k grant (5500/sem) for my 1L Hastings. If I wanted to appeal for an increase, does it look "better" if I send an email or via written mail? Would a phone call be better than the other two? 11k, while generous, is not going to be sufficient enough for the special circumstances that I'm in. What do you guys recommend? TIA

FiveSermon
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Re: Best method to appeal for aid

Postby FiveSermon » Mon Apr 11, 2011 4:09 pm

Email. It's the fastest.

rebelx13
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Re: Best method to appeal for aid

Postby rebelx13 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:39 pm

FiveSermon wrote:Email. It's the fastest.


Wouldn't they think it's impersonal?

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Re: Best method to appeal for aid

Postby sparty99 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:23 pm

rebelx13 wrote:
FiveSermon wrote:Email. It's the fastest.


Wouldn't they think it's impersonal?


no

ran12
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Re: Best method to appeal for aid

Postby ran12 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:27 pm

Def email. Snail mail is too slow and can get lost. Also, email is easier for them to forward to other people who might have input in the appeal.

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Stonewall
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Re: Best method to appeal for aid

Postby Stonewall » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:29 pm

Carrier pigeon ftw

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zonto
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Re: Best method to appeal for aid

Postby zonto » Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:41 am

Singing Telegram of Continued Interest

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almightypush
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Re: Best method to appeal for aid

Postby almightypush » Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:47 am

smoke signals worked for me (YMMV, of course).




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