Barnard is my DREAM school, but with an EFC of $0 and a single mom who makes 13K a year, I'm wary about being financially bound to them. I mean, $2000 a year wouldn't be bad because I know they expect student contribution/work study, but I've read horror stories on this site about their financial aid.
So my question is, what is there financial aid policy REALLY like? I've emailed them but have yet to hear back.
Would I be better off EDing to Columbia and just taking classes at Barnard?
Here are some stats if they'll help:
Good ECs and Awards