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Questions regarding Financial aid

syk1994syk1994 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
edited May 2013 in Cornell University
Hello, beautiful people!

I am Cornell class of 2017 and have a question about its financial aid...

I don't have to pay anything but family contribution of $7700 (my contribution + parents contribution).

My parents and I can pay it really in tight plan

so I want to get a loan to have little bit of extra money that I can spend.

I am planning to get a loan, but the school did not put loan in my financial aid award, so does that mean that I can't get a need-based loan aka direct subsidized loan and federal perkins loan?

Also, do you have any suggestion for other loan option?

Plz plz plz answer me!!

Thank you!
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Replies to: Questions regarding Financial aid

  • CornellJuniorCornellJunior Registered User Posts: 60 Junior Member
    Yup. You can't get federal loans. What you would have gotten in federal loans, Cornell is covering for you in grants.
  • comom2013comom2013 Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    there are private student loans (unsubsidized) available that your family may be eligible for. Most banks/credit unions offer them, and typically require a parent to co-sign.
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