this is exactly the case. the money they are giving us is a combination of merit and need. Unfortunately, there shall be no more $$$ after the initial notification, unless you don't negotiate for more, of course.I was thinking about the Duke thing...Could the letter that we've been getting be a combination of merit and need based aid? They did have all of us fill out the scholarship form with the financial info at the beginning. I hope not, but just a thought.
Bumping this puppy. Do you know this for a fact, and if so, how?