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Title:
The financial aid handbook : getting the education you want for the price you can afford
Author:
Stack, Carol, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Wayne, NJ : Career Press, [2017]
Physical Description:
256 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"The Financial Aid Handbook is the only book families need to find the right college at the right price. This completely revised, up-to-date edition builds on the success of the original--the definitive, one-stop guide to the college selection and payment process, covering everything from basic timelines and tuition costs to predicting your scholarship award from colleges and taking ownership of student debt after graduation. Updated to reflect the most recent changes in federal processes and timelines and including new chapters for undocumented and homeless students, this revised edition is a must-have for high school students and their parents"--
Language:
English
Contents:
The 9 biggest myths about paying for college -- The basics -- Let's talk about debt -- You, your parents, and their money -- For parents: you, your children, and your money -- Merit aid and the MAP -- The cost-based college search -- Everything you need to know before you hand in your paperwork -- Merit aid and the application -- Making the choice: an apples-to-apples comparison -- An intentional alternative plan -- What's in a name? Understanding ratings and rankings -- What color is your passport? Advice for international students -- Are you a DREAMer? Advice for undocumented students -- For homeless and/or unaccompanied students.
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ISBN:
9781632650825
Format :
Book