Produced in both English and Spanish, 25 Tips to Afford College provides viewers with easy-to-digest information about grants, loans, jobs, and public service options that will help them pay for college.
Topics and tips include budgeting, scholarships, apartment vs. dorm, carpooling, community college, summer school vs. summer job, the FAFSA form, taking more credits, HOPE credit, AP classes, sibling discounts, online registration, application fee, work study programs, transferring credits, tax breaks, CLEP tests, and starting a 529 account.
25 Tips to Afford College is underwritten by the Selective Service System, and will be distributed to public television stations and their web sites nationally by the National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA).
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