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Appeal Help

Rem4lyfe08Rem4lyfe08 Registered User Posts: 171 Junior Member
edited April 2008 in College Admissions
Everyone would you be so kind to put all the information you can about appeal here?
Post edited by Rem4lyfe08 on

Replies to: Appeal Help

  • dvm258dvm258 Registered User Posts: 1,062 Senior Member
    Well, I can tell you they're mostly impossible except in a few rare cases. Also, none of the Ivies accept them for obvious reasons.
  • dadofsamdadofsam Registered User Posts: 1,635 Senior Member
    If you mean a decision to reject or waitlist, you can try but don't expect success. If you mean appealing a financial aid award, some appeals do succeed. It varies greatly among schools.
    If you think you have valid reasons for qualifying for more aid, whether need-based or merit, appeal or try to negotiate, but do it right away, and only if you are serious about attending. Many schools have some extra money built into the financial aid budget for such adjustments, but it gets used up as changes are made for students. If you try to appeal late you may be told that they would love to have you but there simply is no more money available.
  • applesauceapplesauce Registered User Posts: 158 Junior Member
    It helps if you have new, important information to persuade them to change their decision.
  • Rem4lyfe08Rem4lyfe08 Registered User Posts: 171 Junior Member
    bump 10char
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