I am composing a letter to what is my daughters first choice, after the two schools she is waiting listed to. It is the school she has loved since stepping foot on the campus almost a year ago. It would be what we considered her safety, and the two waiting lists were both in the low reach category. She got in to the first choice school and was offered the top merit scholarship available, travel grant for being out of state, grants, loans, and work study. She is also invited into the honors program. The amount left for our family to contribute is way above what we can possibly contribute due to long term unemployment of my husband due to chronic depression and unemployment. He has made long strides and is attempting to reenter the work force. We have pretty much had to completely empty our savings to live and to cover cobra insurance. Anyway, I want to ask others what needs to be included in a letter to financial aid when asking for reconsideration/reevaluation. Thank you.