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Financial Aid at MoHo

booklover1309booklover1309 6 replies5 threads New Member
edited September 8 in Mount Holyoke College
I would really like to know whether mt holyoke gives good financial aid package and scholarships. It is one of my top choices and I would love to go there if I get accepted with goo aid as my family is not that wealthy as compared to many who attend MHC.
Also is it worth apply ED there?
edited September 8
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  • cptofthehousecptofthehouse 30662 replies59 threads Senior Member
    It doesn’t so much matter whether a particular school tends to give “good” financial or merit aid, so much as what YOU would qualify from there. A good start for you would be to get out parental 2019 tax forms, add up assets, and fill out MOHO’s and other schools’ you might be considering , Net Price Calculators. Use the ones on each school’s website. If there is not a divorce situation, no family business, no unusual situation, you can find out about where you stand in getting financial aid from a given school.

    Look at what merit possibilities are there too, but understand that usually merit reduces finanacial need before the aid package is calculated.

    What net price is the family willing and able to pay? How much can student contribute? $5500 in Direct loans are available to students for freshman year.
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  • VeryapparentVeryapparent 893 replies16 threads Member
    Don’t apply ED if your looking for merit aid.
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  • PheebersPheebers 614 replies26 threads Member
    To add to what @Veryapparent said, it won't hurt need-based financial aid to apply ED. But if you've run the NPC and know that you don't have enough need to get the price where you want it, and you're counting on merit, then ED will likely hurt you.
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