Teen Finance Series: College Financing Information for Teens

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1929-0
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Finance, Personal
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

College Financing Information for Teens, Fourth Edition, provides information about planning, paying and options available for postsecondary education. It explains college costs and describes practical steps middle and high school students can take to begin to prepare themselves for meeting future challenges.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1 | 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 2 | Your Role as an Education Consumer
  • Chapter 7—The Value of Education
  • Chapter 8—Understanding College Costs
  • Chapter 9—Price of Attending an Undergraduate Institution
  • Chapter 10—Traditional College Options
  • Chapter 11—Online Education and Massive Open Online Course
  • Chapter 12—Searching for a College
  • Chapter 13—Choosing a College
  • Chapter 14—Study Abroad
  • Chapter 15—College Degree Scams
  • Part 3 | Saving for College
  • Chapter 16—Ways to Save for College
  • Chapter 17—Budgeting
  • Chapter 18—Section 529 Plans
  • Chapter 19—Coverdell Education Savings Accounts
  • Chapter 20—Understanding the Expected Family Contribution
  • Chapter 21—Working during College
  • Chapter 22—Summer Employment: A Snapshot of Teen Workers
  • Chapter 23—Apprenticeship and Internship
  • Chapter 24—Ways to Make Money Online
  • Part 4 | Financial Aid and the Federal Government
  • Chapter 25—An Overview of Federal Aid for Students
  • Chapter 26—Applying for Federal Student Aid
  • Chapter 27—Accepting and Receiving Aid
  • Chapter 28—Federal Pell Grants
  • Chapter 29—Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Chapter 30—Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants
  • Chapter 31—TEACH Grants
  • Chapter 32—The Federal Work-Study Program
  • Chapter 33—Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 34—Federal versus Private Loans
  • Chapter 35—Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and Entrance Counseling
  • Chapter 36—Repaying Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 37—Deferring (Postponing) Repayment of Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 38—Loan Cancellation (Forgiveness) of Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 39—Loan Servicers
  • Chapter 40—Education Tax Credits
  • Chapter 41—Choosing a Loan That Is Right for You
  • Chapter 42—Student Loan Consolidation
  • Chapter 43—Avoiding Loan Default
  • Chapter 44—Knowing about Loan Collection Agency
  • Chapter 45—Getting Out of Loan Default
  • Chapter 46—Things Students Need to Know during COVID-19
  • Part 5 | Other Sources of Financial Aid
  • Chapter 47—Finding and Applying for a Scholarship
  • Chapter 48—The Nurse Corps Scholarship Program
  • Chapter 49—The National Health Service Corps Scholarship
  • Chapter 50—College-Bound Athletes
  • Chapter 51—College Funding for Students with Disabilities
  • Chapter 52—Americorps Education Awards
  • Chapter 53—Military Service and Education Benefits
  • Chapter 54—How to Avoid Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams
  • Part 6 | If You Need More Help or Information
  • Chapter 55—Directory of Financial Aid Resources
  • Chapter 56—Directory of State Higher-Education Agencies