The costs of college tuition have risen to such exorbitant levels that one year can cost as much as a new car; and in a private school, that amount is doubled! How then, can a family afford to send a student to college without becoming completely swamped in debt?Lists of websites that offer free scholarship searches A sample of the FAFSA Student Aid formWays to maximize acceptanceWays to turn loans into grants upon graduationStrategies for parents to reduce debt Financial Aid packages offered by Christian and other private colleges. 198 pages, softcover.
Cost Effective College was written to bring you not only resources, but strategies to pay for college. Looking at all available options, from military service to community college and four year private schools, you'll be introduced to a variety of options for your family.
The projected cost of attending a public college for one year now equals the cost of buying a new car. In Cost Effective College, Gordon Wadsworth teaches all the ins and outs of college financing. He includes myriad strategies and resources to help students, and parents pay for college now and in the future.
GORDON WADSWORTH is President of Financial Aid Information Services, which helps families with budgeting and credit reduction strategies. After studying advertising and journalism at the University of Iowa and spending two years as a writer and photographer in the military, Gordon returned to college and graduated from San Jose State University. An accomplished speaker, he has addressed thousands of people facing financial challenges, including parents planning for their students' college finances. He is a licensed minister and has also spent nearly 20 years working with prison inmates in both state and federal institutions. Gordon is author of Cost Effective College and The College Trap.