Student Financial Aid Appeal Letter

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xxxxx xxxxxx 123 Lancaster Ave #456 Los Angeles CA 90000 May 4, 2012 Dear Office of Student Financial Assistance: Thank you in advance for taking the time to review my letter of appeal for financial aid reinstatement. The past year was by far the worst year I have had since I started at ELAC. I believe that my poor decision-making and stressful work schedule prevented me from meeting satisfactory academic progress. I tend to be an over achiever so I decided to take more units than I could handle and picked up more hours at work which became very difficult to manage. I take full responsibility for my unsatisfactory progress and I now realize that my education is far more important than anything else. It would be a great honor for…show more content…
Meet with each of my instructors a talk with them about what they believe will make me a better student in their class. 6. I will attend all of my classes to take advantage of what they have to offer. 7. Talk with my counselor who is assisting me in my transfer process. She advises me of the classes and hours I need to be admitted to Mount Saint Mary’s College. I am a single mother of a 3year old baby girl, trying to mange motherhood, work and school full time has not been easy. Deciding to take more units than I should was my mistake. However, I thought it was something I owed not only to myself but to my daughter as well. I didn’t realize how much stress I would be putting on myself, and as the semesters went on my grades only got worse. I spoke to a counselor and she is aware of my current situation and has signed a contract with me. I understand that in order to attend Mount Saint Mary’s I must maintain a satisfactory grade point average. Without financial aid, I lack the ability to continue on with my education. I’m a hard working student and the upcoming semester will prove so. My education is of supreme importance to me. Thank you for your time. I am asking this committee to give me a second chance to prove that I am worthy of this award so I can continue in my
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