Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

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Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby needfinaid » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:34 pm

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby Hippononymous » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:43 pm

When it came to financial aid, my school only needed a copy of my taxes + an addendum explaining why the amount of tax I paid didn't seem to jive with my stated income or some damn thing. I suppose asking for statements isn't out of the question, but I can't imagine them wanting to spend the time to do that.

...sounds like you're thinking about doing something dangerous though...

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Postby shoeshine » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:45 pm

Hippononymous wrote:...sounds like you're thinking about doing something dangerous though...

+1

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby Hippononymous » Fri Jul 01, 2011 3:17 pm

Uh, no, they didn't need my parent's taxes. I'm considered an independent student.

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby HowdyYall » Fri Jul 08, 2011 4:22 pm

needfinaid wrote:bump--how do they verify the the amount in checkings and savings if they dont ask for bank statements?


pretty sure all that info is included on the tax forms that you had to send in for financial aid

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Jul 08, 2011 5:35 pm

Cornell demanded student and parent tax forms, but they have their own particular brand of (dis)trust.

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby saito816 » Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:13 pm

Harvard made me send in Federal Tax forms, but no bank statements.
HTH

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby kapital98 » Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:29 pm

Syracuse made me send in my parent's tax forms and I was exempted because I didn't file. All other schools only required the FAFSA (which has all of the critical information already on it.)

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby cranberry » Mon Jul 18, 2011 12:20 pm

I think Chicago asked for my tax returns and W2s/1099s while they were processing my financial aid. No bank statements though.

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Postby Stanford4Me » Mon Jul 18, 2011 12:30 pm

NYU asked for my parents taxes and information about checking accounts (but not actual bank statments). Also asked about retirement plans, if I remember correctly, which really pissed me (and my parents) off.

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby iwakeboard » Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:41 am

You should just wait until you're 29...problem solved.

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby fish52 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 2:13 am

It seriously sounds like you're thinking of doing something dishonest...

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Re: Has any school (esp. HYSCCN) asked for bank statements?

Postby ahduth » Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:12 am

I had to file a whole lot of tax returns. No bank statements however. Only ended up actually applying for finaid at CLS and NYU.



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