Synopses & Reviews
A complete guide to financial aid and college affordability, made simple and practical by trusted experts
Despite rising costs and intimidating forms, college can be affordable for everyone who understands the options. This book provides that understanding to students and parents by combining simple and practical explanations of the financial aid process with the "money facts" about 3,000 two-year and four-year colleges to
help them make the right choices.
The all-new Guide to Getting Financial Aid 2007 provides easy-to-understand answers for all the questions students and parents have about paying for college. Included inside are:
• a planning calendar showing key financial aid
• worksheets to estimate how much aid you will get.
• tips on how to take the bite out of college costs.
• step-by-step guides to filling out the FAFSA and other
financial aid forms.
• guidelines for comparing award letters from colleges and
making appeals for more aid.
• indexes to help you find colleges that offer merit
scholarships for your interests and talents.
• profiles of more than 3,000 colleges, universities, and
technical schools, showing the "sticker price" for tuition
and costs, and what you can expect to pay.
This all-new guide provides easy-to-understand answers to the questions students and parents have about paying for college. Included are profiles of more than 3,000 colleges, universities, and technical schools, showing the "sticker price" for tuition and costs.
About the Author
The College Board, a not-for-profit membership association, connects students to college success and opportunity through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program® (AP). Students, parents, educators, and librarians recognize the College Board as a source of expertise on SAT and CLEP®test preparation, college admissions, and financial aid. The Board publishes the bestselling Official SAT Study Guide
, the College Handbook
, the Book of Majors
, and other books that help students prepare for college, research their options, and succeed in higher education. It also maintains the popular collegeboard.com Web site, which is visited by an average of 1.7 million visitors per month.