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Traditional Student Acceptance?

jmfatehjmfateh Posts: 38Registered User Junior Member
Are there any cases under which a traditional student would be accepted to GS? Possibly such as a financially disadvantaged student?
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Replies to: Traditional Student Acceptance?

  • sochirosochiro Posts: 14Registered User New Member
    Isn't financial aid available on Columbia College as well?
  • hellojanhellojan Posts: 1,619Registered User Senior Member
    I've met a couple of traditional students who had compelling reasons for why they should be able to attend part-time. Most of the participants in our joint-degree programs are just out of high school. Beyond that, you'd want to apply to CC, SEAS, or Banard.

    That said, financial aid is merit based at GS and you'll be rewarded according to your academic performance, not your need.
  • neiro6neiro6 Posts: 410Registered User Member
    If you're a traditional student and your only reason for looking at GS is cost, I would apply to CC instead. CC has great need-based finaid, and as hellojan said, GS has only limited funds for merit-based aid.
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