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Hi. My name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you today. What are your issues? Thanks.
Thanks for responding. Your issues are outside my areas of expertise. Therefore, I am going to opt out to open your question up to all experts so another expert can hopefully timely provide you the information you seek. Please do not respond to this post as it will only slow the process of such an expert picking up your question. Take care.
Hello. My name is ***** ***** I'm an attorney. I’ll be happy to help you in any way I can. I'm a different expert. This site is for educational purposes only. Sometimes - although certainly not always - experts have to give you what you deem “bad news” but that should not be a reflection of how satisfied you are with the assistance your expert provided. My goal is to make sure you are completely satisfied before you submit your rating so please let me know if you have additional questions or you need me to clarify anything If there is a delay in the time it takes me to respond it is because I am working with a customer or I am not online - but rest assured I will respond to your follow up question, if you have one. Also, occasionally I will respond from a mobile JA unit, which automatically asks you to submit a rating once I submit a response - but please don't feel like you need to do so until we are done speaking. I'm sorry you're going through all this. So I see that you indicated that you were scammed. How can I help you? As for the fact that financial aid is reducing your award... that sounds highly, highly unusual, at least without an explanation - so it would be really helpful if you were able to sit down and have a meeting with them in order to ascertain why that's happening.
They're not obligated to accept checks that are fraudulent. They're also not obligated to increase your award. As the institution, they control what financial aid awards they give. I realize that's not the best news you've heard all day... As far as a legal representative, you may wish to hire an attorney if you're unable to deal with them yourself but it's unlikely that an attorney will get a university to accept a fraudulent check. Does that make sense? I don't like giving bad news, but I also want you to know the law...
It may entitle you to a higher reward but generally it is at the school's discretion what type of award to grant. Does that make sense? I know it's not what you wanted to hear and I dont like giving bad advice...