ERIC Number: ED224986
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Paying for Your Education. A Guide for Adult Learners.
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Intended for adults involved in continuing education, this book provides information on securing financial aid. Chapter 1 discusses use of the book. Chapter 2 examines why adults are involved in postsecondary education. College application is the focus of chapter 3. Chapter 4 offers suggestions for cutting the time and costs of acquiring a college education, such as credit by examination, credit for prior learning, and external and nontraditional degree programs. Chapter 5 answers 10 questions about financial aid eligibility, availability, and college costs. Chapters 6 and 7 describe federal, state, college and university student aid programs. Twelve paths to financial aid are discussed in chapter 8, including employer tuition aid; aid for the unemployed, low income adults, women, older adults, minority students, disabled persons, and public servants; tax breaks; the military; child care services; aid from religious organizations; and aid for nursing or health professions. Chapter 9 is a step-by-step guide through the process of searching and applying for financial aid. Sections 10 through 12 contain a directory of sources of financial aid information, a glossary of financial aid terms, a 1982-83 financial aid form, and a worksheet for financial aid eligibility. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Admission, College Planning, Continuing Education, Eligibility, Financial Aid Applicants, Instructional Student Costs, Noninstructional Student Costs, Postsecondary Education, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Tuition
College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY 10101 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.