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You Can Afford College

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Expenses to Consider

 

COLLEGE FINANCING ALTERNATIVES

There are many ways to finance college. Some community service programs offer loan forgiveness options or grants in exchange for helping people in need. These are great ways to gain work experience, help others, and pay for part of your schooling at the same time.

www.teachforamerica.com
www.bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/loanrepay.htm
www.americorps.org
www.peacecorps.com
www.friendsofvista.org

Hot tip: Do the Tuition Shuffle

Got time this summer? Why not take a couple of general education classes at your local community college? (Make sure your regular college will accept the credits, first.) Chances are the community college tuition is cheaper and you can get some core credits out of the way. For example, Ohio residents pay about $73 per credit hour at Columbus State Community College or $7,479 for a full-time load of 12 hours or above at The Ohio State University, a regular public university. You could save hundreds by taking six credits at the community college, plus your diploma still says "Ohio State." You may need to get these courses pre-approved, so check with your advisor before you enroll.

Here are Other Areas to Link to:

FINANCIAL AID 101: FOR HIGH SCHOOLERS
FINANCIAL AID 201: FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
WORKING YOUR WAY THROUGH
COLLEGE FINANCING ALTERNATIVES

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