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Funding Your Education: Audio Highlights

Read or listen to Funding Your Education: Audio Highlights.

Audio Highlights provides a series of discussions that will help you

  • prepare for college, career, technical or trade school;
  • make decisions that are right for you in choosing a career and a school;
  • know what to look for—and look out for—in financing your education; and much more.

 

Funding Your Education: Audio Highlights (2011)

Introduction and Overview of Contents  

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Federal Student Aid at a Glance—An Overview of the Process

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Why Go to College?

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How to Prepare for College

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Choosing a Career

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Choose a School Carefully—It’s a Lifetime Investment

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What Information Do I Need When I Fill Out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)?

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What is a Federal Student Aid PIN and Why Do I Need One?

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What’s So Great About Doing the FAFSA Online?

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Am I Dependent or Independent? Who is My Parent When I Fill Out the FAFSA?

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Why Get a Federal Student Loan? Adding a Loan to Your Financial Aid Package

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Got a Federal Student Loan? Be a Responsible Borrower

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How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You

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Don’t Get Scammed on Your Way to College

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Student Aid and Identity Theft

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Be an Informed Consumer

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Sources of Nonfederal Aid for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

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If you have any questions, contact your high school guidance counselor or the financial aid office at the college or career school you plan to attend.

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