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Have you ever studied for two degrees at once while on financial aid?

I've been working on my AA but I decided this last quarter that I wanna work on getting certified in office administration while working on my AA. Will Financial Aid cover me if I'm working on both or just one or the other?

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Imogine

Asked by Imogine at 12:43 PM on Jun. 7, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • I got my certificate in Business Administration, AAS in Accounting and AAS in Computer Programming while on Financial Aid (Pell Grant). Dual Majored.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 12:46 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Do I need to let them know if I'm working on both?
    Imogine

    Comment by Imogine (original poster) at 12:47 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • I worked on two master's degrees at the same time
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 12:56 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • I did two Master's at the same time and as long as you don't exceed the maximums and meet the criteria it doesn't matter. Now I know with Pell you can use it for your first Bachelor's degree. So if you go the dual major route make sure that they finish at the exact same time.
    BriHan06

    Answer by BriHan06 at 1:53 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • I worked on two BA's at the same time.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 2:35 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Were any of you covered by financial aid for both degrees?
    Imogine

    Comment by Imogine (original poster) at 3:49 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • I'm financing my own so IDK but I bumped you ~
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 5:14 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • I used the Pell Grant to get both degrees and certificate at the same time. It's been YEARS since I did it so I can't remember what all the paperwork required.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 7:56 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Yeah I just asked my financial aid office at my school if it covers both and they said I can only do one degree at a time if I want Fin. Aid to cover it.
    Imogine

    Comment by Imogine (original poster) at 12:55 AM on Jun. 8, 2011

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