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Hi guys,

I was wondering if anyone has asked a pharmacy college to match the merit scholarship of another college? I don't know if this is possible but I have heard it worked for some. What is the best way to do it? through phone or email? And how was the outcome?

Here is my current situation. I got accepted to both USC and WesternU school of pharmacy, but WesternU offers me a merit scholarship that will cover half of my tuition ($100K). I was wondering if I can ask USC to match this. And let's say if USC refuses to match, do you guys still think it's worth it to go to WesternU with the scholarship? Any thoughts are greatly appreciated!
 

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Hi guys,

I was wondering if anyone has asked a pharmacy college to match the merit scholarship of another college? I don't know if this is possible but I have heard it worked for some. What is the best way to do it? through phone or email? And how was the outcome?

Here is my current situation. I got accepted to both USC and WesternU school of pharmacy, but WesternU offers me a merit scholarship that will cover half of my tuition ($100K). I was wondering if I can ask USC to match this. And let's say if USC refuses to match, do you guys still think it's worth it to go to WesternU with the scholarship? Any thoughts are greatly appreciated!
Point blank: No outside institution is bound to give you a merit scholarship match from a different university. I have done a similar proposition but it’s a merit-based scholarship that targets a veteran audience with the VA and institute of my choice (Yellow Ribbon Program).

As far as your question: Is it “worth” getting $100,000 paid towards education....What do you think?
 
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Hi guys,

I was wondering if anyone has asked a pharmacy college to match the merit scholarship of another college? I don't know if this is possible but I have heard it worked for some. What is the best way to do it? through phone or email? And how was the outcome?

Here is my current situation. I got accepted to both USC and WesternU school of pharmacy, but WesternU offers me a merit scholarship that will cover half of my tuition ($100K). I was wondering if I can ask USC to match this. And let's say if USC refuses to match, do you guys still think it's worth it to go to WesternU with the scholarship? Any thoughts are greatly appreciated!
I would still ask. Checking beats guessing.
If wouldn't just outright ask if they would "match" but I would definitely ask for something if I were you.
 

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I would ask. I got scholarships from 4 dental school and I informed them all how much I was getting from each and they all increased it and ultimately chose the cheapest