Thu, February 18, 2021

How to Compare Financial Aid Award Packages for NYC Schools

Executive Director Gina Malin speaks with Rebekah Sollitto, Assistant Head of School, Strategic Initiatives at Poly Prep Country Day School, about financial aid at independent schools.

Here are some topics that were covered as they discussed how to navigate financial aid awards:

  • What questions should I ask the financial aid director?

  • What components are included in tuition?

  • How should I compare financial aid awards from each school?

  • Is it okay to call the school if I have questions about my financial aid award?

  • Why did I receive such a range of financial awards from the schools?

  • How has the pandemic affected financial aid?

  • What should I do if I received multiple financial aid package offers?


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