Q: Can I submit more than one financial aid package at a time?
A: It is best to submit them one at a time as you receive them from the colleges or universities. You must submit a new form with each financial aid package.
Q: Can this service be used as a net pricing calculator?
A: No, this is not a net pricing calculator. The difference between our service and a net pricing calculator is:
- We give you the exact calculations from your financial aid packages.
- Net pricing calculators give a guestimate of what your financial aid package may be.
Q: What is the turn around time once I supply my financial aid packages till I can see the results?
A: It will take approximately 48-96 hours (2-4 days) to be uploaded & available for viewing. An email notification will be sent out when it is available.
Q: Is the remaining balance what I, the parent has to pay?
A: Yes. However, you must be aware that these figures can change based on changes to loan amount, fees for loans, student filing for loans, Grant change and/or college financial aid changes. Some colleges or universities add additional fees that have not been initially included in the estimated cost (example – healthcare fees, technology fees, misc fees, etc.) Also take into consideration the work study money, is only earned if your child works on campus. The student typically keeps that money as their spending money.