Getting money from colleges?

I’ll be starting down the college path soon with my kids. We have 2 sets of twins and there’s no way we can pay tuition x4. I’ll absolutely have them apply for scholarships. My question is, how do colleges decide how much $$ they are willing to give a student? Is it based on grades? Grades and parents finances?... show more I’ll be starting down the college path soon with my kids. We have 2 sets of twins and there’s no way we can pay tuition x4. I’ll absolutely have them apply for scholarships. My question is, how do colleges decide how much $$ they are willing to give a student? Is it based on grades? Grades and parents finances? What about our financial situation of have 2 sets a twins a year apart? Unfortunately people sitting at a computer all day make huge paychecks while people like me & my husband, a teacher & fire fighter, make pennies.
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