In the midst of a $1 trillion student loan debt crisis, students and their families have had the same question on their minds: Can I afford to pay for a college education? Good news: the answer is yes. By shifting the way we think about the college search, every family can find the right college at the right price. Right College, Right Price helps you discover the real cost of a college (after scholarships, work study, loans, etc.) before you even begin to apply-saving you hundreds of dollars in application fees and thousands of dollars in tuition. This guide will walk you through simple, but powerful, steps of the Financial Fit program, which will allow you to: * Calculate exactly how much you can afford to spend on college. * Find great colleges you can afford. * Understand the ins and outs of the financial aid process. * Choose the right college and avoid excessive debt. With Right College, Right Price , your student will not only have access to a college education, but also a life after college-without the burden of excessive student loan debt.
Right college, right price
the new system for discovering the best college fit at the best price
Naperville, Ill. :, Sourcebooks EDU,, c2013.
284 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.