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How to Maximize Financial Aid This Fall

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A financial aid expert offers tips on maximizing your award package this fall. https://insights.collegeconfidential.com/how-to-maximize-financial-aid-covid
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  • kelsmomkelsmom 16308 replies99 threads Senior Member
    The thing is, even a change in income may not yield additional aid. I would encourage families to run their adjusted income through an EFC calculator to see what the new EFC would be. I worked in financial aid during the late 2000’s, and there were many students who didn’t get any additional aid, even though we adjusted their income by professional judgment. It’s important to do the appeal, but know that even a big drop in income doesn’t always yield more aid money.

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