There is still important work to be done after students receive their admission decisions.
Students who applied for financial aid will need to decode and compare award letters to determine how much each will college actually cost. It is important to calculate the actual cost for the first year and the following years.
Many students need to appeal for more financial aid from one or more schools. There is a right way and a wrong way to request additional aid.
Everyone must explore all Payment Options and prepare for the first term bill. What combination of income, assets and borrowing is best for the family?