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Calling ALL Admitted CBS Folks - Class of 2017

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I was ED and got my need-based aid award today (it was pretty small). I am still waiting on merit-based aid.... very frustrating. According to the admissions office, merit-based aid can be given out through August.


Would it be possible for you to share how much they offered as need-based aid? Just trying to see how much they are shelling out on an average..


Sure, they give me 10K/semester. I was hoping for double that. but I don't have anything to benchmark to so maybe that was wishful thinking on my part.


Congratulations! That's quite significant amount given they have mentioned on the website that the need-based grants are in the range of USD ~5K - ~12K. 10K/Sem is almost double of this. Assuming this is renewable in second year, total should be USD 40K, that is quite a good number.

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Would it be possible for you to share how much they offered as need-based aid? Just trying to see how much they are shelling out on an average..[/quote]

Sure, they give me 10K/semester. I was hoping for double that. but I don't have anything to benchmark to so maybe that was wishful thinking on my part.[/quote]

Congratulations! That's quite significant amount given they have mentioned on the website that the need-based grants are in the range of USD ~5K - ~12K. 10K/Sem is almost double of this. Assuming this is renewable in second year, total should be USD 40K, that is quite a good number.[/quote]

I got half of that. 5k/sem

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Would it be possible for you to share how much they offered as need-based aid? Just trying to see how much they are shelling out on an average..


Sure, they give me 10K/semester. I was hoping for double that. but I don't have anything to benchmark to so maybe that was wishful thinking on my part.[/quote]

Congratulations! That's quite significant amount given they have mentioned on the website that the need-based grants are in the range of USD ~5K - ~12K. 10K/Sem is almost double of this. Assuming this is renewable in second year, total should be USD 40K, that is quite a good number.[/quote]

I got half of that. 5k/sem[/quote]

Second that! 5k/sem. Given the fact that CBS does not give out much aid I think that even 5k/semester is a huge help.
That turns out to be 20k that otherwise would be taken out of your pocket/loan. It is free money! I'll take it even if it is 100 bucks.

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Would it be possible for you to share how much they offered as need-based aid? Just trying to see how much they are shelling out on an average..


Sure, they give me 10K/semester. I was hoping for double that. but I don't have anything to benchmark to so maybe that was wishful thinking on my part.


Congratulations! That's quite significant amount given they have mentioned on the website that the need-based grants are in the range of USD ~5K - ~12K. 10K/Sem is almost double of this. Assuming this is renewable in second year, total should be USD 40K, that is quite a good number.[/quote]

I got half of that. 5k/sem[/quote]

Second that! 5k/sem. Given the fact that CBS does not give out much aid I think that even 5k/semester is a huge help.
That turns out to be 20k that otherwise would be taken out of your pocket/loan. It is free money! I'll take it even if it is 100 bucks.[/quote]

Same here. Very happy to receive this aid package.

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sydbarrett wrote:
Would it be possible for you to share how much they offered as need-based aid? Just trying to see how much they are shelling out on an average..


Sure, they give me 10K/semester. I was hoping for double that. but I don't have anything to benchmark to so maybe that was wishful thinking on my part.


Congratulations! That's quite significant amount given they have mentioned on the website that the need-based grants are in the range of USD ~5K - ~12K. 10K/Sem is almost double of this. Assuming this is renewable in second year, total should be USD 40K, that is quite a good number.


I got half of that. 5k/sem[/quote]

Second that! 5k/sem. Given the fact that CBS does not give out much aid I think that even 5k/semester is a huge help.
That turns out to be 20k that otherwise would be taken out of your pocket/loan. It is free money! I'll take it even if it is 100 bucks.[/quote]

Same here. Very happy to receive this aid package.[/quote]


For reference I received $6k a semester, renewable. Very pleased / appreciative. As others have mentioned, that's straight free money.

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New post 08 Apr 2015, 09:40
late admit here, very excited, anybody have any idea how long it will take for my PID to show up after my Admit Status Update?

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late admit here, very excited, anybody have any idea how long it will take for my PID to show up after my Admit Status Update?


Congrats! Welcome to CBS

Should be pretty quick it took me 2-3 days

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About how long did everyone's Re Vera process take?

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About how long did everyone's Re Vera process take?



It took 3-4 weeks, they had a few questions, I answered them and we were done. For the cost, $45 bucks, they're not spending anymore time than they have to

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About how long did everyone's Re Vera process take?



It took 3-4 weeks, they had a few questions, I answered them and we were done. For the cost, $45 bucks, they're not spending anymore time than they have to

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New post 27 Jul 2015, 11:39
Reviving this thread to ask - has anyone NOT gotten any their Re Vera confirmation yet? I can't be the only who submitted my consent form on the late side (early July)... Unless I am? At this point, it's been over 3 weeks. I know it could potentially take 3-6, but figured it might be quicker since they originally said Re Vera checks would all be finished by July 20. Thanks :D

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