Comparing Financial Aid Awards
It’s a very exciting time in the life of the high school senior when those college acceptance letters start rolling in! Excitement mounts and the process of deciding which college offer to accept begins. This decision cannot be made, however, without carefully taking into consideration the financial aspects of this endeavor. On the heels of the college admit letters come a number of merit scholarship offers and financial aid award letters. Now that we have all of this information in hand, we are tasked with figuring out which college is the best academic and social fit for our son, while also making sure it is a financial fit for our family. The number crunching has begun!