Negotiating College Financial Assistance Offers

April 1, 2011.  A recent NPR story with New York Times Educational Columnist Jacques Steinberg discusses how to maximize your financial offers from colleges:

I personally don’t think there’s anything wrong with saying to college A: You know, college B offered this, and I’m not quite sure I understand why that’s not something you’re offering. You don’t say it in sort of a threatening way, but who knows, they might match.