Congratulations — you’ve been accepted to college, and completed all of the requirements to apply for financial assistance! These are each milestones worth celebrating in your college search process.
With these celebrations, also comes another critical decision point — you’ve received your financial aid award letter and have to decide what to do next.
What should you and your family do with the information you’ve received? Now that you have your award letter in hand, take time to digest the information. Once you’ve allowed yourself some time to read and review your award letter, here are the 4 most important steps to take next.
(Be sure to check out our blog post on identifying credible sources of outside scholarships!)
As you review your award letter and plan your next steps, contact the Financial Assistance office to clarify any questions you may have. As experienced financial assistance professionals, we know it is important for families to have a full understanding of the opportunities presented and have all questions answered. We’re here to help!