aThe College Solution helps readers look beyond over-hyped admission rankings to discover schools that offer a quality education at affordable prices. Taking the guesswork out of saving and finding money for college, this is a practical and insightful must-have guide for every parent!a aJaye J. Fenderson, Seventeenas College Columnist and Author, Seventeenas Guide to Getting into College aThis book is a must read in an era of rising tuition and falling admission rates. OaShaughnessy offers good advice with blessed clarity and brevity.a aJay Mathews, Washington Post Education Writer and Columnist aI would recommend any parent of a college-bound student read The College Solution.a aKal Chany, Author, The Princeton Reviewas Paying for College Without Going Broke aThe College Solution goes beyond other guidebooks in providing an abundance of information about how to afford college, in addition to how to approach the selection process by putting the student first.a aMartha aMartya OaConnell, Executive Director, Colleges That Change Lives aLynn OaShaughnessy always focuses on whatas in the consumeras best interest, telling families how to save money and avoid making costly mistakes.a aMark Kantrowitz, Publisher, FinAid.org and Author, FastWeb College Gold aAn antidote to the hype and hysteria about getting in and paying for college! OaShaughnessy has produced an excellent overview that demystifies the college planning process for students and families.a aBarmak Nassirian, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers For millions of families, the college planning experience has become extremely stressful. And, unless your child is an elite student in the academic top 1%, most books on the subject wonat help you. Now, however, thereas a college guide for everyone. In The College Solution, top personal finance journalist Lynn OaShaughnessy presents an easy-to-use roadmap to finding the right college program (not just the most hyped) and dramatically reducing the cost of college, too. Forget the rankings! Discover what really matters: the quality and value of the programs your child wants and deserves. OaShaughnessy uncovers aindustry secretsa on how colleges actually parcel out financial aidaand how even aaveragea students can maximize their share. Learn how to send your kids to expensive private schools for virtually the cost of an in-state public college...and how promising students can pay significantly less than the asticker pricea even at the best state universities. No other book offers this much practical guidance on choosing a college...and no other book will save you as much money! ac Secrets your schoolas guidance counselor doesnat know yet The surprising ways colleges have changed how they do business ac Get every dime of financial aid thatas out there for you Be a afly on the walla inside the college financial aid office ac U.S. News a World Report: clueless about your child Beyond one-size-fits-all rankings: finding the right program for your teenager ac The best bargains in higher education Overlooked academic choices that just might be perfect for youThese applicants forgot to swap out the name of one school for another before sending the application electronically. Common application essay questions. These are the recent es- say topics posed by schools that rely on the Commonanbsp;...
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|Publisher||:||FT Press - 2008-06-06|