Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Willing to work with you – The Financial Aid Office was very willing to work with myself and my family. The gym is really amazing. There are squash and raquetball courts and two weight rooms. Also, it is right across from the only place on campus to get smoothies, which is great for an after-workout snack.
Iknow many people whose financial aid was cut down for their second year there, but they went back the FAO and explained how that amount was not enough, and the FAO adjusted it. It's not the easiest process, but you can definitely get what you need if you are willing to fight for.
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They listened closely to our individual situation and revised their initial recommendation after speaking with us and hearing our personal problems. Advice I would give -- be your own advocate. USC does a really good job at ensuring their students get the financial aid they need.