Teen Finance Series: College Financing Information for Teens

Editor: Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1547-6
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Finance, Personal
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Available
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College Financing Information for Teens, Third Edition, explains college costs and describes practical steps middle and high school students can take to begin preparing themselves for future challenges. It discusses choosing among different types of colleges and vocational schools, explains what's involved in applying for and receiving federal financial aid, and describes other sources of aid.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Preparing For College
  • Chapter 1 —Assessing Yourself And Your Future
  • Chapter 2—Deciding On Postsecondary Educational Options
  • Chapter 3—Getting Ready For College
  • Chapter 4—Taking College Preparatory Courses
  • Chapter 5—Importance Of Extracurricular Activities
  • Chapter 6—Taking Standardized Tests
  • Part Two: Your Role As An Education Consumer
  • Chapter 7—The Value Of Education
  • Chapter 8—Understanding College Costs
  • Chapter 9—Traditional College Options
  • Chapter 10—Online Education And MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course)
  • Chapter 11 —Searching For A College
  • Chapter 12—Choosing A College
  • Chapter 13—Study Abroad
  • Part Three: Saving For College
  • Chapter 14—Reasons To Save For College
  • Chapter 15—Ways To Save For College
  • Chapter 16—Budgeting
  • Chapter 17—Section 529 Plans
  • Chapter 18—Coverdell Education Savings Accounts
  • Chapter 19—Custodial Accounts
  • Chapter 20—Working During College
  • Part Four: Financial Aid And The Federal Government
  • Chapter 21 —An Overview Of Federal Aid For Students
  • Chapter 22—Applying For Federal Student Aid
  • Chapter 23—Estimating And Calculating Aid
  • Chapter 24—Understanding The Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
  • Chapter 25—Accepting And Receiving Aid
  • Chapter 26—Federal Education Grants
  • Chapter 27—Federal Pell Grants And Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
  • Chapter 28—TEACH Grant
  • Chapter 29—Federal Versus Private Loans
  • Chapter 30—Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 31—Subsidized And Unsubsidized Loans And Entrance Counseling
  • Chapter 32—Repaying Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 33—Deferring (Postponing) Repayment Of Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 34—Loan Cancellation (Forgiveness) Of Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 35—Loan Servicers
  • Chapter 36—Federal Work-Study And Education For Unemployed Workers Programs
  • Chapter 37—Education Tax Credits
  • Part Five: Other Sources Of Financial Aid
  • Chapter 38—Finding And Applying For A Scholarship
  • Chapter 39—Avoiding Scholarship Scams
  • Chapter 40—The Nursing Scholarship Program
  • Chapter 41 —The National Health Service Corps Scholarship
  • Chapter 42—College-Bound Athletes
  • Chapter 43—College Funding For Disadvantaged Students And Students With Disabilities
  • Chapter 44—Institutional Education Grants
  • Chapter 45—Private Education Loans
  • Chapter 46—AmeriCorps Education Awards
  • Chapter 47—The Peace Corps And Leadership Experience
  • Chapter 48—Military Service And Education Benefits
  • Part Six: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 49—Directory Of Financial Aid Resources
  • Chapter 50—Directory Of State Higher Education Agencies