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Never Pay Retail for College: How Smart Parents Find the Right School for the Right Price
by: Beth V. Walker
Are you worried that you can’t afford to send your child to college? Discover a comprehensive financial plan to cut your costs in half. Afraid that rising tuition costs will prevent your child from getting a much-needed education? Do you want a debt-free future for both you and your child? College fiduciary Beth V. Walker is here to help you navigate the complex world of higher education. After spending years solving fiscal challenges for corporate executives and small business owners, Walker became a mom and discovered the insanely high tuition expenses predicted by the College Board’s cost calculator. On a mission to reduce the burden on her own family, Walker consulted admissions counselors, financial aid experts, scholarship gurus, and a group of very determined parents to find a new solution. In Never Pay Retail for College, Walker provides a project management framework for families to find and finance the college experience of their dreams. Using little-known tips, ingenious resources, and some careful planning, you can turn this easy-to-follow guidebook into an incredible 25 to 50 percent off coupon for college. In Never Pay Retail for College, you’ll discover: - The 12 critical elements required for a successful college plan - How both parents and students can minimize debt in the long run - How you can become a better informed consumer of higher education - How imagining the college funding process like a kitchen remodel can help you come in on time and on budget - Why there’s no need for any family to “pay retail” for college, and much, much more! Never Pay Retail for College is your all-in-one resource for stretching the value of your family’s college budget.