Synopses & Reviews
Completely revised with updated descriptions, contact information, websites, and available monies, this guide to financing higher education is the only resource students need to fund their pursuit of knowledge. Balancing detailed explanations with real-life examples and practical resources, the featured topics include finding and winning scholarships, requesting a reassessment from colleges for more financial aid, maximizing assistance from state and federal governments, taking advantage of educational tax breaks, and benefiting from government-subsidized student loans. Creative strategiessuch as starting profitable dorm-room enterprises, trading tuition costs for volunteer service, and canceling debts with loan repayment programshelp students find extra money when more traditional routes are exhausted. The provided tips are designed for students of all ages and levels and their parents.
About the Author
Gen Tanabe and Kelly Tanabe are the award-winning authors of Get Free Cash for College, Get into Any College, How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay, Sallie Mae How to Pay for College, and The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2010. They have been featured as college admissions experts in the New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, and USA Today. They live in Belmont, California.