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Award Letters

Award Letters

Once those financial aid award letters start coming in the mail, it is important to review them in detail to determine which schools are giving you the best deal.   If your college selections include public, private, in state or out of state schools, you will notice the difference.  Don’t assume that the state public school will be the best deal.  David received award letters from the University of Illinois, Arizona State and the University of Southern California (private).  USC was the most expensive school on the list, but they came up with the best financial aid package.   That, along with the warm weather was a no brainer for him.  From a professional perspective I have observed two things; the more expensive the school the more money is made available to the student, and if a school really wants you, the money will be there. Continue reading

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