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financial aid question

landsharklandshark Registered User Posts: 92 Junior Member
edited January 2006 in Carnegie Mellon University
on the finaid app it says it must be submitted by feb. 15, and that no 2004 tax forms will be accepted. what if my parents don't have their forms done by then?
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Replies to: financial aid question

  • chemaddict17chemaddict17 Registered User Posts: 423 Member
    two things:
    first, tell your parents that if they want to pay less for college, they need to hurry up with their forms
    second, i think by "feb 15" they mean the priority filing deadline, which is the preferred, but not necessary date. however, u should try very hard to meet this date, as not doing so might hurt the amount of aid u recieve
  • ThinkDifferentThinkDifferent Registered User Posts: 491 Member
    It does seem kind of perverse of colleges to require tax forms before the tax deadline, but that's one of the hurdles you need to clear to get financial aid. Do get your stuff in as early as possible; you should spare no effort when it comes to financial aid. If you can't get the forms done, it won't be the end of the world, but don't expect a whole lot.
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