ERIC Number: ED540098
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1929
Reference Count: 0
Self-Help for College Students. Bulletin, 1929, No. 2
Greenleaf, Walter, J.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
More than 1,000 institutions of higher learning in the United States are now offering work of college grade to some 900,000 students. These institutions include regular 4-year colleges and universities, independent professional schools specializing in law, medicine, dentistry, theology, engineering, etc., 2-year junior colleges, colleges for training teachers, and colleges especially for Negro youth. Many inquiries are sent to the Bureau of Education from prospective students who wish to know of the possibilities of self-help in this or that institution. Such information from an unbiased and authoritative source is clearly necessary to enable young men and women and their parents to decide intelligently the momentus question of college attendance. This bulletin contains advice on the transition from high school to college, the financial cost of university, how to obtain student loans, different job prospects for students, as well as how to earn one's way through school. Also included is a directory by States for institutions of higher learning. (Contains 3 footnotes and 5 tables.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, College Attendance, Personal Narratives, Enrollment, Paying for College, Student Adjustment, Scholarships, Womens Education, Cooperative Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Teacher Education, African American Students, African American Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Finance, National Surveys, Student Loan Programs, Student Costs, Tuition, Student Employment, Work Study Programs, Part Time Students, Private Financial Support, Philanthropic Foundations, Black Colleges, Single Sex Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Coeducation, Schools of Education, Professional Education
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)