October 17, 2003
Pushing the EnvelopeFinancial-assistance companies mail enticing offers, but educators question whether they deliver
A Tempting PitchBy ERIC HOOVER
The letter charmed Chris Azulay's mother, in Aurora, Colo. "Would you like to have the peace of mind," it read, "knowing your student CHRIS will never have to drop out of college due to lack of money?"
A letter from the same company, suggesting it could "secure 100 percent" of the costs of college, hooked Angel Gillispie's parents, in Lynchburg,