Time Magazine’s Moneyland site posted an informative article recently making this important point: “The fact that a college will admit you regardless of your financial need does not mean that they will provide the financial aid needed to
make the college affordable.” Some colleges go a step further and say they guarantee to meet 100% of demonstrated need, without requiring students or their families to take loans. That sounds great, but meeting 100% of family’s need, as calculated by the FAFSA, may not make it affordable. Read More.
Also: U.S. News and World Report had a article recently on a related topic: need-blind admissions.