Financial Aid Appeals:
Unlock Potential Savings on College Costs

Don’t Settle for Your First Financial Aid Offer

You might be surprised to learn that your initial financial aid offer isn’t necessarily the final one. Many families unknowingly accept the first amount proposed by colleges, unaware that most institutions expect and are prepared to negotiate. In fact, it’s common for colleges to allocate funds specifically for increasing financial aid packages.
In 2022, 80% of our clients at My College Planning Team successfully secured additional aid through our appeals process.

Securing more financial aid is less about luck and more about understanding the dynamics of supply, demand, and negotiation. While some elite colleges receive more applicants than they can accept, most institutions are actively seeking more students and are open to discussions about financial aid.

Remember, colleges won’t offer extra financial aid voluntarily—you need to ask. But how you ask is just as important as making the request.

If the college’s requested contribution exceeds what you can afford or what you believe is reasonable, it’s time to act.

Schedule a Free College Planning Session

Start with a no-cost consultation with our financial aid appeals experts at My College Planning Team. We'll assess your situation and the likelihood of a successful appeal.

Expert Guidance
& Support

If we believe there's a solid chance for success, you'll benefit from our top-tier expertise as we craft the strongest possible case for more favorable financial aid.


We're committed to transparency. If an appeal seems unlikely to success, we'll explain why and suggest alternative strategies to reduce college expenses.

Over the past two years, more than 80% of our appeals have been successful, netting an average of $7,000 additional

Take Action Now

Don’t miss the opportunity to potentially reduce your college costs. Let My College Planning Team help you explore your options and develop a compelling appeal strategy. Schedule Your Free College Planning Session Now Take control of your educational expenses—don’t leave money on the table. Instead, let’s work together to put it back in your pocket.

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