Yale students have always complained about how their financial aid pales in comparison to Princeton and Harvard’s.
In late February, they announced a 4.8% increase in tuition, and to compensate, they added a 10% increase in financial aid expenditures and guaranteed parents of students on aid would not receive any hike in the tuition bill.
It was all an effort to make Yale more appealing to antsy pre-frosh. But it left everyone wondering… what’s the catch?
A February 25 opinion piece in the Yale Daily News cut to the chase: