8 steps to paying less for college : a crash course in scholarships, grants, and financial aid / by the staff of the Princeton Review.
Contributor(s): Princeton Review (Firm) [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Penguin Random House, Copyright date: �2018Description: 162 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780525568001; 052556800X.Other title: Eight steps to paying less for college | Paying less for college | Princeton Review 8 steps to paying less for college | Princeton Review eight steps to paying less for college.Subject(s): Student aid -- United States | College costs -- United States | Scholarships -- United States | College costs | Scholarships | Student aid | United StatesGenre/Form: Nonfiction.DDC classification: 378.30973
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Introduction -- Learn how financial aid really works -- Sticker shock -- Craft your college list -- Apply for financial aid no matter what -- Find and apply for grants and scholarships -- Decode your financial aid offer -- Be realistic about debt -- Funding your future.
This concise, easy-to-follow guide breaks the confusing college financial aid process down into simple steps to help you afford your education. The underlying message is simple: parents and students who understand how to apply for financial aid get more financial aid. Armed with the checklists, timelines, and info in this book, you'll grasp the basics of what colleges actually cost; the differences between grants, loans, work-study, and other forms of aid; and othewise find creative ways to lighten your debt load. -- adapted from back cover