ERIC Number: ED456704
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Student Aid Audio Guide, 1999. [CD-ROM].
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance.
This CD-ROM, also available in audiotape format, contains a simulated telephone conversation between a counselor at the Department of Education's Federal Student Aid Information Center and a student inquiring about financial assistance for the visually impaired. Following an introduction containing information about the contents, each track or section contains information about a different aspect of federal student loans. The sections are: (1) "Introduction and Contents"; (2) "Sources of Non-Federal Aid" (emphasis on the visually impaired); (3) "Federal Student Aid Programs--General Eligibility Requirements"; (4) "Demonstrating Need and Completing an Application"; (5) "What Happens after I apply"; (6) "Making Adjustments"; (7) "Verification and Deadlines"; (8) "Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants and Federal Work Study"; (9) "Federal Perkins Loans"; (10) "Loans for Students--Direct and Federal Stafford Loans"; (11) "Loans for Parents--Direct and Federal Plus Loans"; (12) "Direct and Federal Consolidation Loans"; and (13) "How Will I Ever Remember All of This?" (SLD)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Educational Finance, Eligibility, Federal Programs, Financial Aid Applicants, Higher Education, Optical Data Disks, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tuition Grants, Visual Impairments, Work Study Programs
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Pell Grant Program; Perkins Loan Program; Stafford Student Loan Program