For the purpose of recruiting (to encourage students to apply) and for enrollment (to give the student an incentive to accept an admission offer)
"Fit is key" as colleges identify the candidates who best match their mission and goals; usually, no separate application
Merit aid is allocated once applications begin to come in. Since colleges work with a finite fund, when the money is gone, it's gone. Strong applicants should apply as early as possible.
$2,058,000 - Amount of total 4-year merit aid offered last year to College Find's group of eligible students. Merit aid is a gift that most families are excited to receive. It validates all of the hard work their student put into school, or the hours devoted to a talent, community service or leadership skill. Choosing the right college is a critical component to receiving the best merit aid possible. College Find works diligently to match your student to schools that will value the ability and talents that your student brings to a campus.
"Gael's experience and pragmatism guided both my children through the college selection process, the personal essay and defining the timelines to meet their application deadlines. Both students applied to a List of First Choice Schools and each of them had excellent choices come April 1st…I am exceedingly grateful to have Gael shepherd our children! "
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