CAP's Financial Aid Award Analyzer

Did you get a fair offer? Should you appeal for more money? 

CAP can help.


Every award uploaded is an entry to our $1,000 ‘No Essay’ Scholarship Contest!

How Do We Do It?

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  • Upload your awards to have them translated in seconds to see if you got a good offer
  • In addition to reviewing the specific amounts and types of aid awarded, the Award Analyzer also considers:
    • The type of institution and its financial aid methodology and approach
    • Family dynamic considerations that may help your case
    • Special circumstances which deserve a closer look by the financial aid office

How Does it Work?

  • Step 1: Upload your award letters to have them auto-translated in seconds
  • Step 2: View your side-by-side, apples-to-apples comparison to help you easily sift through the hundreds of different award letter variations in use by colleges
  • Step 3: The Awards Analyzer will then instantly evaluate your award for the likelihood for a successful appeal, grading them into four categories:
    • Very Strong Likelihood
    • Strong
    • Less Likely
    • Low 

Ready to see if you got a good deal and appeal for more money?

Appealing the Award?

  • For cases where an appeal is recommended, CAP’s team of financial aid experts are available to help you craft the optimal appeals strategy to maximize your free aid

Why should I upload my awards?

  • CAP’s Award Analyzer is the easiest and quickest way to see if you got a fair offer from the college
  • Helps easily translate awards to understand your true cost of college and compare side by side
  •  $1,000 ‘No Essay’ scholarship contest. Each award uploaded is another chance to win!


Let’s dive in!

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