The U.S. News Guide to Paying for College

The U.S. News Guide to Paying for College


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The U.S. News Guide to Paying for College by U.S. News and World Report

How can you get a college degree without going hopelessly into debt? Which majors have the best return on investment? What are the best ways to save for college, get financial aid, and obtain student loans? U.S. News & World Report, publisher of the influential Best Colleges guides, has assembled a team of journalists, education experts, and financial analysts to help you navigate the confusing world of 529 plans, net price calculators, and Parent Plus loans. In 34 chapters, they address such topics as whether parents should pay for college, defining key financial aid terms, how much to borrow, overlooked ways to pay for college, and how to reduce the costs of college and college loans.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629215686
Publisher: U.S. News & World Report
Publication date: 10/16/2013
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

U.S. News and World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis, which includes a multi-faceted web site (with 28 million visitors per month) and annual guidebooks on Best Colleges, Best Graduate Schools, and Best Hospitals. Focusing on Health, Money, Education, Travel, Cars, and Public Service/Opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News and World Report's signature franchises includes its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its Best series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, diets, health plans, and more.

Reyna Gobel, M.B.A. and M.J., is an author and professional speaker who’s been quoted by Money Magazine, Real Simple, and The Washington Post, where Michelle Singletary chose the first and 2nd editions of "CliffsNotes Graduation Debt" as financial book of the month. Other books include "How Smart Students Pay for School." She's also a continuing education instructor for the Borough of Manhattan Community College and guest educator for the Institute for Financial Literacy.

Katy Hopkins is a professional communications specialist who has written about education for U.S. News & World Report, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, and Yahoo! Finance.

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MACarterVA More than 1 year ago
This book is a Must Have for all parents who intend to send their children to college. It covers multiple avenues available from savings, to grants and scholarships, to loans, giving in-depth analysis of each method with related pros and cons. WELL worth the money!
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