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  1. Cornell AEM worth the cost?

    I am a current freshman at a non-target school (Villanova) and am looking to get into IB after graduation. I applied and was accepted to transfer into Cornell AEM. Unfortunately, I received no financial aid even though my FAFSA showed my EFC being $35k ...

    - Apr 23 2014 - 10:47am - 35 comments

  2. Harvard Scammed by 23-Year Old

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from May 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. You'd think creativity would count for something. Adam ...

    - Nov 10 2012 - 7:45am - 73 comments

  3. HBS and GSB need-based aid

    I am a current MD student at one of Stanford/Harvard, and am considering picking up an MBA while I'm here (interests in nonprofit hospital management). Given that I am a straight-through student (0 income; ample debt from med tuition), what amount of ...

    - Mar 20 2013 - 7:54pm - 15 comments

  4. Do Business School Financial Aid Penalize for Saving?

    I'm expecting to save a large portion of my paycheck and I'm hoping to maximize my financial aid when I apply to business school. I'm trying to decide whether I should save the money or to allocate it in ways that won't decrease my ...

    - Oct 21 2013 - 11:14pm - 6 comments

  5. Financial Aid In Top 15 Business Schools

    Hi, I may apply to business school in 2-3 years and was wondering what the financial aid situation is like for the top 15 business schools. According to poetsandquants.com it looks like it costs 150-160k total. I looked online and it seems there are 3 ...

    - Jul 15 2012 - 4:11pm - 14 comments

  6. B School Funding Financial Aid or Private Loan??

    I noticed that right now current federal direct student aid loan rates for b school programs are either 6.2% or 7.2%. After I called a few private loan providers I noticed two of then were offering much lower fixed rates than the federal direct; 5% and 5 ...

    - Jul 12 2014 - 9:37am - 2 comments

  7. Financial aid at business schools and my personal savings

    I'm planning on having saved a good amount of money by the time I get to business school, but my parents make little money so I would likely qualify for a ton of need-based assistance. My question is the following: does having a large amount of ...

    - Apr 28 2012 - 11:24pm - 6 comments

  8. Work-study only jobs

    Any opinion on the ethics and legality of work-study only jobs? If a respectable job is work-study only, then the work-study recipients have an undue advantage in terms of how their resume will look after they get that job. We're already giving the ...

    - Jun 28 2011 - 2:10pm - 5 comments

  9. Financial Aid switch

    has anyone on these boards ever run into this problem? my top choice admitted me after I accepted an invitation to another program and financial aid from fafsa now I want into my top choice, but how do I take care of the accepted student loans? any help ...

    - Jun 17 2011 - 1:03am - 1 comment