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The Financial Aid Handbook, Revised Edition by Ruth Vedvik, Carol Stack

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INDEX

academic credentials, getting into college based on, 190

ACT scores and The MAP, 148-149

activities, getting into college based on, 190

additional documents requested by colleges, 179

advocacy, getting into college based on, 191

after-tax income, breakdown of, 130-133

aid offer matching, 212

aid,

merit-based, 38-39

need-based, 38-39

alternative plan, intentional, 219-223

appealing financial aid award after you visit the campus, 212

appealing your financial aid award, 210-212

application,

essay on an, 198-200

institutional, 53

merit aid and the, 187-203

personal statement on an, 198-200

supplemental, 53, 200-203

applications, common mistakes and, 196-200

assets,

not having any value in, 125-126

overview of, 56-57

parent’s contribution from ...

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