1001 Ways to Pay for College: Practical Strategies to Make Any College Affordable [NOOK Book]

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Stressed over how to pay the next tuition bill? Searching for a way to get a degree without going broke? Whether you need a full-tuition scholarship or a little extra cash to make ends meet, 1001 Ways provides students and parents with the answers.

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1001 Ways to Pay for College: Practical Strategies to Make Any College Affordable

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Overview

Stressed over how to pay the next tuition bill? Searching for a way to get a degree without going broke? Whether you need a full-tuition scholarship or a little extra cash to make ends meet, 1001 Ways provides students and parents with the answers.

Find the best scholarships #1

Double you scholarship dollars #234 and college savings #467

Claim you $2,500 American Opportunity Tax Credit #482 and $2,000 Lifetime Learning Credit #484

Avoid taxes on you tuition #489

Pay in-state tuition even if you're an out-of-state student #384

Ask for more financial aid #539

Jumps-start your savings with 529 Plans #404 and Coverdell ESAs #389

Have you student loans forgiven#642

Get you share of the $143 billion in financial aid awarded each year #495

Attend a tuition-free college #795

Get the state to pay for your college education #557

Find cool internships that pay #866

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From the Publisher

"This book is a hole in one. Open any page to discover an easily-understood financial gem."  —Dr. Robin Boren, independent college counselor and former department chair, Dakota Ridge High School

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617600210
  • Publisher: Supercollege, Llc
  • Publication date: 4/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition, Fifth edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 729,267
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet 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 2011. 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.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Many Ways to Pay for College 13

Chapter 2 Win a Scholarship 19

Chapter 3 Contests for Students 97

Chapter 4 Guaranteed Scholarships 111

Chapter 5 Reward Programs for Students 119

Chapter 6 Save for College 125

Chapter 7 Tax Breaks for Students 179

Chapter 8 Maximize Financial Aid 193

Chapter 9 Asking for More Financial Aid 221

Chapter 10 Avoid Financial Aid Scams 229

Chapter 11 Get Your State to Pay 237

Chapter 12 Borrow Money for College 259

Chapter 13 Loan Forgiveness Programs 277

Chapter 14 Military Options 331

Chapter 15 Save Money While in College 351

Chapter 16 Make Your College Cheaper 367

Chapter 17 Be a Dorm Room Entrepreneur 385

Chapter 18 Internships and Part-Time Jobs 407

Chapter 19 Be a Part-Time Student 423

Chapter 20 Opportunities for Adult Students 431

Chapter 21 Opportunities for Graduate Studentsg 443

Chapter 22 Conclusion 467

Index 471

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