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Babineau, Kate – Cowen Institute, 2017
The Cowen Institute has a deep commitment to helping students in New Orleans access financial aid for college. They have previously monitored Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates in New Orleans and Atlanta, provided resources to help FAFSA completion, and currently convene collaboratives of college counselors and youth…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Best Practices, Guides, Nontraditional Students
Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2014
Many people wonder where to start when it comes to paying for college. This guide is intended to help answer questions about paying for college. Applying for financial aid is not difficult, but it is important to plan ahead and understand all of the options. This guide provides information about: (1) grants; (2) loans; (3) scholarships; (4)…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, Grants, Student Loan Programs
Robinson, Jenna Ashley – John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, 2013
To understand and evaluate a university's effectiveness requires a lot of information. But rarely is that information brought together in one place. This report compiles publicly available data about the University of North Carolina system. It illustrates key characteristics of the 16 campuses and how they have changed over the past decade. This…
Descriptors: Universities, State Colleges, Educational History, Enrollment Trends
ALA Editions, 2011
Librarians should add this must-have resource to their library's collection to assist patrons in the tough task of applying and paying for college. Whether they are a high school student, already in college, a parent, or an adult returning to school, patrons can use this guide to: (1) Fill out forms for financial aid, loans, and scholarships; (2)…
Descriptors: Reference Materials, Scholarships, Paying for College, Tuition
Robinson, Jenna Ashley – John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy (NJ1), 2009
"College Bound? Make the Right Choices" is the Pope Center's latest tool for improving colleges and universities "from the bottom up" through better choices. Its purpose is to help high school students and their parents become smarter purchasers of higher education. This booklet by Jenna Ashley Robinson helps young people think through what they…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Bound Students, Guides, College Choice
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NJ1), 2008
This guide is designed to help college-bound student-athletes and their families understand the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules for progressing from being a high school athlete to a student-athlete in college. Students are encouraged to work closely with high school counselors, recruiters and college admissions officers to…
Descriptors: Pupil Personnel Services, College Athletics, Eligibility, Athletes
New England Journal of Higher Education, 2008
"The New England Journal of Higher Education" (formerly "Connection") presents its "Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities," providing a wealth of information on New England higher education. For more than a quarter of a century, this college and university directory has been the publication of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
ACT, Inc., 2007
The materials in this College Planning Guide support a 40-50 minute general college planning presentation. It is most effective when delivered to high school juniors (and their parents) in the spring. It can also be used in the fall with seniors or with sophomores and their parents who desire an overview of the college planning process. The…
Descriptors: Planning, Guidelines, High School Students, College Attendance
Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, 2007
"Connection" presents its "Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities," providing a wealth of information on New England higher education. For more than a quarter of a century, this college and university directory has been the publication of record for those seeking important information about New England…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
Arrowood, Janet C. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
There are numerous financial planning and money management handbooks, but few focus on the needs of young adults between 16 and 25 years of age. Colleges and some high schools are increasingly offering courses covering money management, but the materials are more "economics-focused" than "real-world" focused. Young people are huge consumers who…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Money Management, Graduates, Credit (Finance)
De La Rosa, Mari Luna; Tierney, William G. – Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis, University of Southern California, 2006
Rather than promote access, college admissions and financial aid processes often create a series of barriers that the poorest student must overcome to get to college. The Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis (CHEPA) of the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California directed a three-year research initiative,…
Descriptors: Policy Analysis, Student Financial Aid, College Admission, Interviews
Beckman, James A. – Greenwood Press, 2006
Designed for students, parents, and counselors, this timely work addresses the present state of affirmative action in higher education after the landmark decisions of "Gratz v. Bollinger" and "Grutter v. Bollinger." Informative chapters provide an overall understanding of the history of affirmative action in higher education in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Black Colleges, Affirmative Action
Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, 2006
"Connection" presents its "Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities," providing a wealth of information on New England higher education. For more than a quarter of a century, this college and university directory has been the publication of record for those seeking important information about New England…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, 2005
"Connection" presents its "Annual Directory of New England Colleges and Universities," providing a wealth of information on New England higher education. For more than a quarter of a century, this college and university directory has been the publication of record for those seeking important information about New England…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
Minnesota Higher Education Services Office, 2004
This guide to financial aid programs provides Minnesota students with information on types of aid, qualifications, and how to apply. In the first section, "What is Financial Aid," the guide focuses on the purpose of financial aid, the different sources of financial aid, and how to qualify for aid. The second section, "How Do I Apply for Financial…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Work Study Programs, Scholarships, Military Service
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