1001 Ways to Pay for College: Strategies to Maximize Financial Aid, Scholarships and Grants
Completely revised with up to date descriptions, contact information, web sites, and to be had monies, this guide to financing higher education is the one resource students want 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 the help of state and federal governments, profiting from educational tax breaks, and profiting 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—lend a hand students find extra money when more traditional routes are exhausted. The provided tips are designed for students of every age and levels and their parents.