ERIC Number: ED447380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
High School Counselor's Handbook, 2001-2002.
Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC.
This handbook aims to help high school counselors advise students about financial aid for postsecondary education. It focuses on the student financial aid programs administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Supplementary materials are also included on ways to encourage high school students to consider postsecondary education as an avenue to rewarding careers. Part One begins with general information about postsecondary opportunities and describes sources of aid, general eligibility requirements, loan default and choice of school, and opportunities for disadvantaged students. Part Two discusses the application process, talks about deadlines, and provides step-by-step instructions for completing the free application for federal student aid (FAFSA). Appendices include: sources of additional information, directory of state agencies, and sample handouts. (JMD)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, College Bound Students, Family Financial Resources, Government Publications, High School Students, High Schools, School Guidance, Student Financial Aid
U.S. Department of Education, Student Financial Assistance, Student Aid Awareness, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20202; or ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC.