ERIC Number: ED272044
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Mar
Mortgaged Futures. How To Graduate from School without Going Broke.
Dennis, Marguerite J.
Guidelines for a student financial counseling and debt management program from high school through graduate school are provided. A brief history on government aid for postsecondary education and student loan default is included. Publications and other ways that can help students make career decisions are identified. A plan for meeting tuition, living expenses, and other costs is provided, and a financial counseling program is proposed that covers three stages: before and after college admission, and after graduation. Rights and responsibilities of aid recipients are also specified. Charts and graphs to calculate manageable student debt are included, along with examples. Attention is also directed to: alternative financing methods and creative financing programs at various colleges; techniques and resources to avoid unmanageable debt, case studies of students who were successful/unsuccessful in student financial plans; the major financial aid programs; and applying for financial aid. Publications on student aid are listed, along with lists of state educational agencies, Guaranteed Student Loan program agencies, U.S. Department of Education regional offices, military aid programs, aid programs for special groups, and other sources of financial aid. A glossary is appended. (SW)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Bound Students, College Graduates, College Students, Debt (Financial), Financial Aid Applicants, Financial Services, Higher Education, Information Sources, Legal Responsibility, Loan Repayment, Money Management, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
Hope Press, P.O. Box 40611, Washington, DC 20016-0611 ($9.95 plus $1.00 for shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Counselors; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A