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The soaring costs of college in an unstable economy are frightening to students and parents alike. Even good grades wont guarantee adequate financial aid anymore. In Paying for College,
Kaplan experts offer advice that refl ects the changing needs of todays families. Many arent able to secure loans or refinance their homes to cover costs: The need for moneysaving advice and strategies is greater than ever.
Kaplans tips help families calculate specific college costs, tap student aid resources, evaluate financial aid packages, uncover hidden deals, and meet outstanding expenses. The guide includes:
- Expert advice to help families with the fi nancial aid process and receive the best package
- Detailed explanations of the terms and processes involved with applying for fi nancial aid
- A select list of colleges and universities, with updated contact information, so students and families can get the most accurate information directly from their schools of interest
- General tips for saving money As public and private college costs continue to rise in tandem with economic uncertainty, Kaplan provides students and their families with the tools they need to manage their concerns.
This guide features:
* Expert Advice to help a family navigate the financial aid process to receive the best possible aid package
*Detailed explanations and definitions of the terms and processes involved with applying for financial aid
* A comprehensive listing of colleges and universities that includes contact information and web addresses so students can get the most accurate informatioin directly from the schools themselves
* Summaries, timetables, and lists to provide useful information at a glance
* Tips for saving money
* Answers to frequently-asked financial aid questions
About the Author
The Best Choice for College Admissions and Financial Aid. With nearly 70 years of experience, Kaplans college admissions and financial aid products and programs are designed with students in mind. Our expert Admissions Consulting team guides students through every step of the admissions process, carefully considering each students individual needs and goals. We also provide advice and strategies for understanding the financial aid process, getting the best financial aid package, and making the cost of college affordable. From expert admissions consulting to online resources and informative retail guides, we have the resource thats right for you. Kaplan provides advantages no one else can match!