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Free $ For College For Dummies

Published: June 20, 2003

Overview

Demystifies the scholarship selection process

Write winning essays and get financial aid

Need money for college? This simple, straightforward guide shows you how to find scholarships, grants, and other "free money" to use toward your college expenses. You get expert advice on applying for federal grants, participating in state tuition plans, competing for scholarships from private organizations, and more - with tips on avoiding scams, completing your applications on time, and finding financial aid from unlikely sources.

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun
Demystifies the scholarship selection process

Write winning essays and get financial aid

Need money for college? This simple, straightforward guide shows you how to find scholarships, grants, and other "free money" to use toward your college expenses. You get expert advice on applying for federal grants, participating in state tuition plans, competing for scholarships
from private organizations, and more - with tips on avoiding scams, completing your applications on time, and finding financial aid from unlikely sources.

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun
Free $ For College For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you’re looking for free money to help pay for college, you need to know what forms you need to fill out and what types of aid are available — and you need to be prepared to fill out any number of applications. And, you’re never to young to be aware that some people are in the college-aid business to take money from you and make money for themselves, so develop some savvy about when it’s okay to share personal information and when it’s not.