Need Based Financial Aid and College Admission

I’m Here On The Campus Of Dickinson
College In Carlisle Pennsylvania And In A Earlier Video I Talked A Lot About
Merit-based Aid At Dickinson And Similar Places. I Want To Take A Minute To Talk
About Need-based Financial Aid And How That Might Work At A Place Like
Dickinson. As I Said Earlier If You Want Merit-based Aid You Have To Be In The
Top Ten Or To Be Precise Top 13 Percent Of Its Applicant Pool – To Pull Down
Some Some Merit-based Aid. But If You’re Looking For Need-based Aid If You Come
From A Background That Is Going To Bring Some Diversity To – Dickinson It’s Very
Possible That You Could Pull Down A Very Generous Financial Aid Package. To Look At
Some Of The Statistics Here At Dickinson It’s A Pretty Homogenous Place. Only 3%
Of Students Here Are African American And You Know 10 To 12 Percent Of America
Is African American Hispanics Only 6% And Even Asian Americans Are
Underrepresented Here 4 Percent Of The American Population Is Asian American
Only 3% Of The Dickinson Population Is Asian American. So Diversity Is A Is I Am
Guessing A Very Important Goal Here At Dickinson. And If You Have A Very …