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vzapana
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HYS negotiations

Postby vzapana » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:20 pm

Really newbie question, but I wanted to know under what situations HYS would increase their aid packages. I know only one case: when family/personal financial circumstances change. But what about when rival schools give better need offers? How about $$$$ merit offers? I know merit negotiations work for CCN down, but not sure about HYS. Any help would be much appreciated!

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txdude45
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Re: HYS negotiations

Postby txdude45 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:29 pm

vzapana wrote:How about $$$$ merit offers?


I go to one of the three and can tell you that Harvard and Yale don't do merit aid. At pretty much all levels of both Universities, aid is need-based only.

I'm 99% sure Stanford is need-only as well.


But what about when rival schools give better need offers?


I asked for more money from my school in my sophomore year and they gave me a little, but one of my parents had just been laid off. Not sure how competing need assessments from other schools would effect them. In fact, since it goes through FAFSA/Need Access, need offers should be largely consistent from every school.

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Re: HYS negotiations

Postby bernaldiaz » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:44 pm

txdude45 wrote:
vzapana wrote:How about $$$$ merit offers?


I go to one of the three and can tell you that Harvard and Yale don't do merit aid. At pretty much all levels of both Universities, aid is need-based only.

I'm 99% sure Stanford is need-only as well.


But what about when rival schools give better need offers?


I asked for more money from my school in my sophomore year and they gave me a little, but one of my parents had just been laid off. Not sure how competing need assessments from other schools would effect them. In fact, since it goes through FAFSA/Need Access, need offers should be largely consistent from every school.



Yeah dude undergrad and law school are not really comparable at all for financial aid.

However, from what I hear HYS are all need based but are very generous.




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