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Ask A CPA - College Planning & Financial Aid

What Are Some Questions To Ask Financial Aid Officers ?

How do you calculate a student's financial need? What applications are required and what are the deadlines?What scholarship opportunities are available? What's the total cost of attending your school for one year? What's been the average increase in tuition over the past two years? Do you meet the full need of every admitted student? What percentage of the freshman class is paying full tuition? Is my financial aid package renewable each year? When will I receive my financial aid award letter?

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