Graduate from College Debt-Free: Get Your Degree With Money In The Bank

Graduate from College Debt-Free: Get Your Degree With Money In The Bank

by Bart Astor

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Overview



SMART and SAVVY WAYS TO PAY FOR COLLEGE...WITH NO DEBT (OR as Little as Possible)



With college graduates earning over a million dollars more than high school grads will earn during the course of their lifetime, getting a college degree is incredibly important. However, the cost of college keeps rising and navigating the maze of financial aid options grows more challenging every year. This book is a comprehensive guide to saving for college, scholarships, financial assistance and more.



YOU WILL DISCOVER:

• How to use the net price calculator to figure out the school's actual cost
• Creative strategies to minimize your college debt
• Loan forgiveness programs to reduce college debt after you graduate
• Options for cutting college costs
• What scholarships are available and how to apply for them
• Which tax credits can be used by students and their parents
• How to complete the FAFSA and PROFILE financial aid applications

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781630060688
Publisher: Humanix Books
Publication date: 09/27/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,280,804
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Bart Astor: Bart Astor has written extensively on financial planning, college admissions, and education financing. He's the author of the Washington Post bestseller,AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life. Bart has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows, including ABC's "Good Morning America," PBS's "MarketPlace," AARP Radio, Boomers Rock radio, and Ric Edelman's "The Truth About Money."

Table of Contents

Dedication vii

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword xi

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 How Much Does It Cost? 1

Chapter 2 Paying for College: A Shared Responsibility 11

Chapter 3 Financial Aid 33

Chapter 4 Applying for Financial Aid 51

Chapter 5 How Much Will We Get?: Making Your College Choice 91

Chapter 6 Paying It Back 109

Chapter 7 Graduate School, Alternative Paths, and Other Considerations 131

Appendix: FAFSA on the Web Worksheet 145

Glossary 151

About the Author 161

Index 163

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