"A resource for collegebound students and their parents on college financial aid, scholarships, loans, and grants. Provides strategies for finding and winning scholarships, tax credits, asking for more financial aid, saving, student loan forgiveness, financial aid applications, state financial aid, military service, adult students, graduate students, and internships"--
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New York Times Bestseller and a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice pick
"Masterly . . .represents an extraordinary achievement: It is comprehensive and detailed without being tedious, practical without being banal, impeccably well judged and unusually rigorous."—Daniel Markovits, New York Times Book Review
Offering answers to essential questions about student debt and many connected issues, this book examines student debt in the United States at every stage of the process-from the banks that issue the loans to the colleges and universities that collect the payments.
Carlson breaks down the complexity of student loans by taking a step-by-step approach to understanding your loans, repayment options, and more. He also gives advice on how to improve your general financial life, such as examining your money mindset, creating a budget that works, and such. -- adapted from back cover