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Rice Uni: Financial Aid Appeal
I received an email from the financial aid office saying that I am ineligible for aid because I fail to meet the Satisfactory Academic standing requirement. I transferred last year to Rice and since then I have been really struggling due to a number of personal reasons although nothing particular like an illness or injury. Now the only option I have left is to appeal the decision on the basis of dealing with personal issues with how I plan to improve my grades. I can't afford to lose my financial aid. My EFC according to FAFSA is 300 and my parents can't afford to pay 25000. I want to know if anyone has been in the same situation and what did you do? Any advice on how to appeal will also be really appreciated. I am also going to change my major as I learned the hard way that engineering is not for me. Please help!! I feel so helpless, I can't improve my grade without going to college and I can't go to college without financial aid.3 replies
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