SAP appeal chances? Am I screwed?
Hi. New here.
My issue is that I have too many W's. The thing is that I use the GI bill so I had no clue that I needed to maintain a certain ratio to get aid. Each time I withdrew I was obligated to repay the cost of the class to the VA. The truth is that I had no idea what SAP was.
That is until the day that I was informed that I was no-longer within standards and all my aid would be withheld pending an appeal or paying for classes myself. Needless to say, very few people in Financial aid even know all the ins and outs of the GI bill and I am learning as I go. Right now I am transferring to a 4-year and the grades that are accepted puts me at a 70% completion rate and I need to be at 75%. I have all A's except for 3 B's. I just simply had no idea that i was held to the same standard as people getting free FAFSA cash since I really do repay out of pocket whenever I withdraw with the VA.
So what are my chances of appealing this? There is no way I can pay for college on my own and that is kinda the whole reason I had to join the Army in the first place. I just have no clue how the (I didn't know) argument will play out. I simply had no idea what SAP was and that I was bound by it. I just thought my GPA was all that mattered.