College Planning For Dummies

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Wiley, Jul 26, 1999 - Study Aids - 320 pages
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An instructional handbook guides parents and students alike through the process of choosing and being accepted into the right college, including tips on what to look for in a college, and how to maneuver through the application process. Original. 15,000 first printing.

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Contents

Getting Ready
5
Setting the Stage
27
Finding the Right Colleges
41
Eleventh Grade Starting Later
65
The Campus Visit
83
Decision Time
107
How to Look Your Best
137
Paying for College
155
The Campus Visit
83
The Interview
95
Decision Time
107
Getting In
113
How to Look Your Best
137
Paying for College
155
Money You Get Because You Need It
181
Money You Get Because Youre You
195

Money You Get Because You Need It
181
Money You Get Because Youre You
195
Easing the Pain
223
Youre Accepted Now What?
237
What If Youre Coming to the U S ?
259
Ten Terms Colleges Hope You Never Know
275
Ten Questions to Ask About a College
293
Index
309
Introduction
1
Part Getting Ready
9
Setting the Stage
27
Finding the Right Colleges
41
Tenth Grade Starting Early
51
Eleventh Grade Starting Later
65
Getting Financial Aid
205
Easing the Pain
223
The Rest of the Story
235
Evaluating the Money Offers
247
What If Youre Coming to the U S ?
259
The Part of Tens 267
6
Ten Terms Colleges Hope You Never Know
275
Ten Abbreviations You Wish You Never Saw
281
Ten Big Mistakes in College Planning
287
Ten Questions to Ask About a College
293
Almost Ten Reasons Why a TwoYear College
299
Glossary
305
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