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ERIC Number: ED224986
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 153
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-87447-152-4
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)
College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY 10101 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.