A Crash Course in Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid
A concise, inexpensive, and friendly guide to the 8 steps you can take RIGHT NOW to afford college!
8 Steps to Paying Less for College is exactly what it promises: A concise, step-by-step guided approach to college financial aid that will help you pay less for your education. Where The Princeton Review’s classic Paying for College is an A-Z compendium of financial aid (FA) information, 8 Steps to Paying Less for College is a quick primer covering the most useful core material, broken down into 8 simple steps. It’s designed to be a quicker, friendlier read—perfect for those who are intimidated by the the idea of diving wholesale into the FA maze, or for those students and parents who missed the long-term strategies window and need fast help right now on making college affordable.
simple-to-parse timelines for what to do & when;
high-level overviews of the most broadly-useful FA forms & programs;
how to find scholarships & grants that are useful to you;
how to quickly understand and effectively compare FA packages from different schools;
a guide to realistically assessing debt;
creative ways to lighten your debt load;