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Getting Desperate, Need Advice

Postby Stsav » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:56 am


I applied to college very late, and in turn, everything is fairly late (FAFSA processing, aid status, documents, term bill, etc) which has been a small nightmare to say the least.

My FAFSA wasn't processed until September 4th and my school's financial aid office told me that it can take 3 weeks for them to recieve the information. The problem being, my term bill (plus those dastardly late fees) are do Thursday, September 13th :oops:

My question is: If I pay the full bill with my credit card for now, when my aid is processed, will I get the full amount refunded to me which I can then use to pay off the credit card charge?

Thank you very much for your time :D
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Re: Getting Desperate, Need Advice

Postby Aid Whiz » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:55 am

This may work for you, but check with your financial aid office before doing this! You may not get the refund in time to make a credit card payment. I would check with you aid office to see if they have any other options for cases like this.
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