ERIC Number: ED446640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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The Kids' College Almanac: A First Look at College. Second Edition.
Greenfeld, Barbara C.; Weinstein, Robert A.
This book is designed to help demystify college for children ages 10 to 14 and to answer questions about college that children of this age may have. It also aims to motivate youngsters with varying backgrounds and experiences to take advantage of their opportunities. The book answers: (1) What is college? (2) Why should I think about college? (3) Who goes to college? (4) Where are colleges located? (5) What can I learn at college? (6) How will I learn at college? (7) How do I gather information? (8) Which colleges should I apply to? (9) How do I apply to college? (10) How much does college cost? (11) How will I pay for college? (12) How does college begin? (13) What happens at college? (14) Is college my only choice? and (15) What should I do now? A glossary and an index are included. (EV)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Preparation, Early Adolescents, Higher Education, Paying for College, Postsecondary Education, Resource Materials, Student Financial Aid
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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