National Decision Day doesn’t just come with a sense of relief and excitement for the future. It also comes with a price tag. If you are a parent or a student staring at the financial breakdown, you might be wondering how to make those numbers work. Unfortunately, tuition does not equal the cost of attendance, and the cost of attendance can be quite a shock if you didn’t read the fine print before applying.
The great news is that it certainly never hurts to ask for more additional aid, and there is no risk to your admission status for attempting to negotiate your financial aid offer.
Find out when and how to ask for additional financial aid on our article on Niche.com.