Understanding Your Financial Aid Offer

February 29, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET

After being accepted to college, you’ll receive a financial aid offer that outlines your financial aid eligibility at that specific school.  Each financial aid offer will contain similar overall information but since there’s no standard format, they can be difficult to interpret. In the session, you will learn how to decipher each financial aid offer so you can confidently determine which college is the best fit.

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Ed Recker

Ed Recker is Director of High School Relationship Management with Sallie Mae, serving high schools, states, and professional organizations throughout the U.S. He joined Sallie Mae in 2019 and has over 20 years of experience in the financial aid and enrollment industry.  Prior to joining Sallie Mae, Ed was a Senior Consultant within the Enrollment Division of Ruffalo Noel Levitz, held the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Findlay, and held various financial aid positions at the University of Findlay, Terra State Community College, and Bowling Green State University.  Ed holds an M.Ed. in Higher Education from the University of Toledo and resides in Ottawa, OH, with his wife Kate and daughter Evelyn.