Books About Cutting Costs
- The Advisor: A Counselor's Guide to Student
1996-97 edition, National Association of Student Financial Aid
Administrators (NASFAA), Washington, DC, 1996.
$24.95, 162 pages. Revised annually. This book
covers federal and state aid programs, the
application process, need analysis, non-need aid,
aid packaging, the notification process, aid for
veterans and dependents, and cutting college costs.
It includes a set of counseling tools, a glossary, a
list of state aid and guaranty agencies, and sources
of additional information. To order a copy,
write to National Association of Student Financial Aid
Administrators (NASFAA), Attn: Publications Desk,
1920 L Street, NW, Suite 200, Department Web796ADV,
Washington, DC 20036-5020.
- Bart Astor,
You Can Afford College: The Family Guide to Meeting
Kaplan (Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishers), New York, 1995.
ISBN 0-38531-537-6 ($14.95). 284 pages. This book
provides college cost and financial aid information
for 150 schools, an overview of financial aid, how
to apply for financial aid, and need analysis. It
includes a list of state higher education agencies,
US Department of Education regional offices, and a
glossary. The book also discusses cutting college
costs and negotiating aid packages. To order a copy,
write to Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishers, 1540
Broadway, New York, NY 10036. For more
information, send email to
- Patricia Consolloy,
After scholarships, what? Creative ways to lower
your college costs -- and the colleges that offer them,
Peterson's Guides, Princeton, New Jersey, 1981.
ISBN 0-87866-129-8 ($8.00). 385 pages. Out of print.
- Marguerite J. Dennis,
Complete College Financing Guide 1995,
3rd edition, Barron's Education Series, Inc., Hauppauge, New York, 1995.
ISBN 0-81201-635-1 ($14.95 plus $2.32 shipping in
the US or $15.69 for overseas shipping). 282 pages. Revised
edition of Dollars for Scholars. In addition to
providing an overview of financial aid, this book covers
federal and state aid, financial planning, EFC
calculations, loan counseling, college costs and
financial aid, alternative loans, employer tuition
assistance programs, and cutting
college costs. It also includes a list of programs
for veterans, graduate students, minority students,
female students, disabled students, and health
professions. One chapter is devoted to funding for
international students wishing to study in the US.
To order a copy, call
1-800-645-3476 or write to Barron's, 250 Wireless
Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788.
- James P. Duffy,
Cutting College Costs,
2nd edition, The Career Press, Hawthorne, New Jersey, 1991.
ISBN 1-56414-006-7 ($8.95). 251 pages. This book
provides advice about cutting college costs, with
suggestions ranging from attending a community
college to buying used textbooks.
To order a copy,
call 1-800-CAREER-1 or 1-201-427-0229, or fax
1-201-848-1727 or 1-201-427-2037.
- Stephanie Gallagher,
Money Secrets the Pros Don't Want You to Known,
AMACOM, New York, 1995.
ISBN 0-8144-7893-X ($17.95). 246 pages. This book
includes a 19-page chapter about financing a college
education, with advice on saving for college,
maximizing eligibility for financial aid, and
cutting college costs. To order a copy, write to AMACOM,
American Management Association, 135 West 50th
Street, New York, NY 10020.
- Marguerite Smith,
Paying for Your Child's College Education,
MONEY (Warner Books), New York, 1996.
ISBN 0-44667-165-7 ($9.99). 162 pages. A guide for
parents, this book covers best buys, investment
strategies with model portfolios, how much to save,
cutting college costs, and education loans. To order
a copy, write to Warner Books, 1271 Avenue of the
Americas, New York, NY 10020.