release financial info on need access?

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sangr
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release financial info on need access?

Postby sangr » Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:22 pm

hi

theres a section on need access that asks if i allow offices to release me and my parents financial info for scholarship opportunities..does anyone else feel a little icky about this or is it generally alright to have this released? what kind of scholarships do they mean?

thanks

PolySuyGuy
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Re: release financial info on need access?

Postby PolySuyGuy » Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:45 pm

sangr wrote:hi

theres a section on need access that asks if i allow offices to release me and my parents financial info for scholarship opportunities..does anyone else feel a little icky about this or is it generally alright to have this released? what kind of scholarships do they mean?

thanks



Generally speaking, need based institutional scholarships. You have to release it is my understanding.

sangr
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Re: release financial info on need access?

Postby sangr » Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:43 pm

it asks if the schools financial aid offices can release it to others...i thought the financial aid of most need based comes from the schools themselves in the first place?

PolySuyGuy
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Re: release financial info on need access?

Postby PolySuyGuy » Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:26 pm

sangr wrote:it asks if the schools financial aid offices can release it to others...i thought the financial aid of most need based comes from the schools themselves in the first place?



Here is some financial aid information (about outside aid) to a school that accepted me. I hope this clears things up.

http://www.law.northwestern.edu/admissi ... ships.html




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