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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Viollt, Michael P.
100 Ways to Cut the High Cost of Attending College : Money-Saving Advice for Students and Parents.
Lanham : Cooper Square Press, ©2002
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael P Viollt
|Notes:||71. Attend a Very Good Public University.|
|Description:||1 online resource (258 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgment; Introduction; Chapter One: The Three Elements of College Affordability; Chapter Two: Making Trade-Offs; Chapter Three: Look for Lowest List Prices; 1. Attend a Community College; 2. Study Tuition Increase Patterns; 3. Compare Tuition Rates; 4. Consider States with Low In-state Tuition Rates; 5· Study the Average Teaching Load; 6. Find a Guaranteed Tuition Rate; 7. Attend a Tuition-Free College; 8. Don't Pay Unnecessary Student Fees; 9. Commute to College; 10. Don't Attend College Far from Home. 11. Build Equity in your College Housing12. Look for Convenience Items; 13. Don't Support Football; 14. Cut Transportation Costs; 15. Buy your Books Early; 16. Join a Cooperative; 17. Buying Technology through the College; Chapter Four: Buy Fewer Terms of Study; 18. Consider Earning a Dual Degree; 19. Earn a Certificate in a Career Field; 20. Design a Transfer Plan; 21. Select the Right College for You; 22. Pick the Appropriate Field of Study; 23. Select a Major Before You Start; 24. Establish Career Goals Early; 25. Time to Graduation; 26. Take Advanced Placement Courses. 27. Attend School Year-Round28. Academic Calendars; 29. Course Load; Chapter Five: Scholarships, Grants, and Other Financial Aid; 30. Look for Tuition Discounts; 31. Negotiate your Aid Package; 32. Collect a Federal Grant; 33. Get a Federal Supplemental Grant; 34. Earn a State Grant; 35. Take Out a Federally Subsidized Interest Loan; 36. Take Out an Unsubsidized Interest Loan; 37. Use the PLUS Loan for Parents; 38. Look into College Work Study (CWS); 39. Benefit from your Financial Aid Status; 40. Delay Taking Income to Increase Aid; 41. Earn Institutional Scholarships for Achievement. 42. Earn a National Merit ScholarshipTM43. Earn a State Scholarship for Academic Achievement; 44. Earn an Athletic Scholarship; 45. Design an Asset Allocation Strategy; Chapter Six: Utilize Savings and Tax Breaks; 46. Investigate the Hope Tax Credit; 47. Take the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit; 48. Deduct Educational Loan Interest; 49. Check out the New Education IRAs; 50. Save Now for College Later; 51. Buy U.S. Savings Bonds; 52. Lock-in Tuition Rates with Prepaid Tuition Plans (Section 529); 53. Discover State Sponsored ""529"" Investment Plans; 54. Investigate State College Savings Bonds. Chapter Seven: Find College Money in Other Sources55. Find a Company That Will Pay your Tuition; 56. Find Work at a College; 57. Attend a Bible College; 58. Establish State Residency; 59. Check for Extended Billing Options; 60. Plan for Student Loan Forgiveness; 61. Become a Resident Adviser; 62. Work While in College; 63. Group Discounts; 64. Earn Student Discounts; 65. Join the Armed Forces and Go to College; 66. Collect the G.I. Bill; 67. Join ROTC; Chapter Eight: Get More Immediate Value for your Dollar; 68. Remember Who Pays your Tuition; 69. Education for Tomorrow; 70. Seek Outcomes.|