How to pay for college : a practical guide for families / by Gen and Kelly Tanabe.
Author: Tanabe, Gen S.
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Supercollege, c2011.
ISBN: 9781932662986 (pbk.)
Description: 320 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subject: College costs United States.
Student aid United States.
Scholarships United States.
Student loans United States.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: The Sallie Mae Fund -- How are we going to pay for college? -- How much does college really cost? -- How much financial aid will we get? -- How do we apply for federal financial aid? -- How do we choose the best financial aid package? -- Should we borrow money to pay for college? -- How can my child win a scholarship? -- How can the college help us pay? -- How can my state help? -- What's the best way to save for college? -- Can a parent catch a tax break? -- How can we make college cheaper? -- Waht about the military or public service? -- Financial scams -- Conclusion : The start of a new journey.
Summary: "A resource on the college financial aid process with strategies on how to apply for aid, choose the best financial aid package, find scholarships, save for college, understand student loans, and avoid financial aid scams. Contains a line-by-line explanation of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)"--