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Full Need Colleges

There are 72 colleges and universities in the United States that have the resources and the commitment to give you all the money you need to go to their schools. In other words, they will meet your full demonstrated need, the financial need you and your family have according to the FAFSA and/or their own individual financial aid application. Think of it this way: if you are accepted, they will pay you to come to their school! To get in, you need the grades and good SAT scores (around 1400 should do it!) And you may need to buy some warm woolies--the further from Kaua'i, the more interesting you will look to them! But this could be worth tens of thousands of dollars before you graduate!


Amherst College, Massachusetts

Barnard College, New York

Boston College, Massachusetts

Bowdoin College, Maine

Brandeis University, Massachusetts

Brown University, Rhode Island

California Institute of Technology, California

Claremont McKenna College, California

College of the Holy Cross, Massachusetts

Columbia University, New York

Cornell University, New York

Curtis Institute of Music, Pennsylvania

Dartmouth College, New Hampshire

Davidson College, North Carolina

Duke University, North Carolina

Emory University, Georgia

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Grinnell College, Iowa

Hamilton College, New York

Harvard University, Massachusetts

Harvey Mudd College, California

Haverford College, Pennsylvania

Johns Hopkins University, Maryland

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Middlebury College, Vermont

Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute, California

Northwestern University, Illinois

Olin College, Massachusetts

Pomona College, California

Princeton University, New Jersey

Rice University, Texas

Stanford University, California

St. John's College, Maryland/New Mexico

Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania

University of Chicago, Illinois

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of Notre Dame, Indiana

University of Pennsylvania

University of Richmond, Virginia

University of Rochester, New York

University of Southern California

University of Virginia

Vanderbilt University, Tennessee

Vassar College, New York

Wellesley College, Massachusetts

Williams College, Massachusetts

ALSO (just a little smaller...)

Bates College

Byn Mawr College

Carleton College

Colby College

Colgate University

Colorado College

Emory College

Lafayette College

Lehigh University

Macalester College

Mount Holyoke College

Oberlin College

Pitzer College

Reed College

Scripps College

Skidmore College

Smith College

Thomas Aquinas College

Trinity College

Tufts University

Union College

Washington University in St. Louis

Wesleyan University

Again, credit and thanks go to Deborah Ching, college consultant. To contact her directly, call (808) 783-4070 or email 

Ching Consulting: 1090 Ala Napunani Street, #317, Honolulu, HI 96818

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