Teen Finance Series: College Financing Information for Teens

Editor/Author Magill, Elizabeth
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1214-7
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Finance, Personal
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

Includes facts about planning, saving, and paying for postsecondary education. Provides information about college savings plans, grants, loans, scholarships, community and military service, and more.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Part One: Preparing For College
  • Chapter 1—Assessing Yourself And Your Future
  • Chapter 2—Getting Ready For College
  • Chapter 3—Taking College Preparatory Courses
  • Chapter 4—Colleges Care About Your Extracurricular Activities
  • Chapter 5—Taking Standardized Tests
  • Part Two: Your Role As An Education Consumer
  • Chapter 6—The Value Of Education
  • Chapter 7—Understanding College Costs
  • Chapter 8—Traditional College Options
  • Chapter 9—Online Education
  • Chapter 10—Searching For A College
  • Chapter 11—Choosing A College
  • Chapter 12—Study Abroad
  • Part Three: Saving For College
  • Chapter 13—Reasons To Save For College
  • Chapter 14—Ways To Save For College
  • Chapter 15—Section 529 Plans
  • Chapter 16—Coverdell Education Savings Accounts
  • Chapter 17—Custodial Accounts And Trusts
  • Chapter 18—Working During College
  • Chapter 19—Other Ways To Save For College
  • Part Four: Financial Aid And The Federal Government
  • Chapter 20—An Overview Of Federal Aid For Students
  • Chapter 21—Applying For Federal Student Aid
  • Chapter 22—Understanding The Expected Family Contribution
  • Chapter 23—Federal Education Grants
  • Chapter 24—Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 25—Repaying Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 26—Deferring (Postponing) Repayment Of Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 27—Loan Cancellation (Forgiveness) Of Federal Student Loans
  • Chapter 28—Federal Work Study And Education For Unemployed Workers Programs
  • Chapter 29—Education Tax Credits
  • Part Five: Other Sources Of Financial Aid
  • Chapter 30—Finding A Scholarship
  • Chapter 31—Avoiding Scholarship Scams
  • Chapter 32—The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
  • Chapter 33—The Nursing Scholarship Program
  • Chapter 34—The National Health Service Corps Scholarship
  • Chapter 35—College-Bound Athletes
  • Chapter 36—College Funding For Students With Disabilities
  • Chapter 37—Institutional Education Grants
  • Chapter 38—Private Education Loans
  • Chapter 39—AmeriCorps Education Awards
  • Chapter 40—The Peace Corps Offers Leadership Experience And Financial Benefits
  • Chapter 41—Military Service And Education Benefits
  • Part Six: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 42—Directory Of Financial Aid Resources
  • Chapter 43—Directory Of State Higher Education Agencies