Paying for College: The Greene's Guide to Financing Higher Education

Overview

In the last 20 years, tuition has increased by a factor of more than 200 percent, which is 3 times the increase in earned income of the average family. It takes from 25 to 30 percent of a family's yearly after tax earnings to pay for a single child's college education.

Utilizing their access to college counseling, admissions, and financial aid professionals at colleges and universities across the country, this father and son team have developed a program to make paying for ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (22) from $1.99   
  • New (7) from $6.95   
  • Used (15) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

In the last 20 years, tuition has increased by a factor of more than 200 percent, which is 3 times the increase in earned income of the average family. It takes from 25 to 30 percent of a family's yearly after tax earnings to pay for a single child's college education.

Utilizing their access to college counseling, admissions, and financial aid professionals at colleges and universities across the country, this father and son team have developed a program to make paying for college manageable. They enlighten, motivate, and encourage students and their parents to follow a set of 10 principles designed to help families get a handle on saving and financing a college education. Their mission is to reassure and to help families of every income level and at every stage of preparation to plan a strategy for paying for college.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Paying for Colllege should be required reading for parents, students, teachers, and counselors. Readable, practical, comprehensive, it will help everyone who cares about a good education—-no matter what their income level. " Catharine R. Stimpson, University Professor and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University

"Higher education is the passport to an individual's professional success and, collectively, to America's continued future prosperity. No one with the knowledge and the will should now be left behind. Howard and Matt Greene make the entry into higher education simple and easy. A very significant contribution to our individual and our nation's future."—Peter Georgescu, Chairman Emeritus, Young & Rubicam Inc.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312333379
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 9/4/2004
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Howard R. Greene, M.A., M.Ed., a former admissions officer at Princeton, is the founder and president of Howard Greene and Associates. A graduate of Dartmouth College, with master’s degrees from Harvard and NYU, he has counseled thousands of students coauthored numerous books, and cohosted two PBS programs on college planning.

Matthew W. Greene, Ph.D., a graduate of Dartmouth College, holds his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the coauthor of the Greene’s Guides to Educational Planning series and cohost of Ten Steps to College with the Greenes and Paying for College with the Greenes on PBS.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)