1001 Ways to Pay for College: Strategies to Maximize Financial Aid, Scholarships and Grants

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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 ...

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Overview

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 strategies—such as starting profitable dorm-room enterprises, trading tuition costs for volunteer service, and canceling debts with loan-repayment programs—help students find extra money when more traditional routes are exhausted. The provided tips are designed for students of all ages and levels as well as their parents.

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“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 at Dakota Ridge High School
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617600340
  • Publisher: Supercollege, Llc
  • Publication date: 7/1/2013
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition, Sixth edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 458,591
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Gen Tanabe and Kelly Tanabe are the award-winning authors of 50 Successful Ivy League Application Essays, Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays, Get Free Cash for College, Get into Any College, How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay, and The Ultimate Guide to America's Best Colleges. They live in Belmont, California.

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