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Just for a simple example's sake, let's say DS' financial aid package for 2012-13 included $10,000 in PLUS loans. We only applied for $5,000 for the fall semester and have saved some additional funds to go towards the spring tuition bill. If we need to, since the school already included $10K in our package, and we only applied for a portion of it, can we now apply for the remainder for spring?
Last year was my first year dealing with fin. aid, and we got the max PLUS loan amount in the summer before the 2011-2012 school year; half of it was disbursed for the fall semester and half for the spring semester. This year, I did the reverse and only took out enough loan funds for the fall. Just wondering if it's now possible to "get the rest of it," if we need it.