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A must-have book in todays economy, Getting Financial Aid 2011 is for parents and students challenged by the cost of college. The all-important FAFSA form is simplified with step-by-step instructions, and the College Boards CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® form is explained by the people who created it. The guide includes information and advice from experts on how to apply for aid, plus easy-to-compare college profiles giving the “financial aid picture” for more than 3,000 four-year and two-year colleges and technical schools, showing award amounts and requirements. No other directory has this level of detail! Completely revised to reflect current federal laws and college policies.
A must-have book in today's economy, this guide is for parents and students challenged by the cost of college. It includes information and advice from experts on how to apply for aid and gives the financial aid picture for more than 3,000 two- and four-year colleges.
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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 College Board publishes the bestselling The 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 more than 4.5 million unique visitors per month.