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  • By Jun X Zheng (English 1105)
  • Abstract-------------------------------------3 Introduction-------------------------------4 Benefit of type of aid------------------- --7 College Grants-----------------------------8 Work-Study--------------------------------9 Student Loans-----------------------------10 Conclusion---------------------------------11 Work-Cited/References--------------- ---12
  • The term college tuition refers to fees which students have to pay to Colleges in the United States . Getting a degree is one of the most important investments college students will make in their lives. However, with the increasing costs of tuition, figuring out how to finance education can be discouraging. Federal student financial aid has helped thousands of need-based students achieve their dreams of going to college because the aid was either free, interest was paid by the government or the student loan interest rates were extremely low. Let college students clearly know that how financial aid programs, any kind of scholarships, and students loans can help them to pay for expensive college tuition costs.
  • The term college tuition refers to fees which students have to pay to Colleges in the United States . Getting a degree is one of the most important investments college students will make in their lives. However, with the increasing costs of tuition, figuring out how to finance education can be discouraging.
  • The increasing costs of tuition, figuring out how to finance education can be discouraging. Published college tuition and fees increased 439 percent from 1982 to 2005 while median family income rose 147 percent. Student borrowing has more than doubled in the last decade, and students from lower-income families, on average, get smaller grants from the colleges they attend than students from more affluent families.
  • Although college enrollment has continued to rise in recent years, federal student financial aid had helped thousands of need-based students achieve their dreams of going to college because the aid was either free, interest was paid by the government or the student loan interest rates were extremely low.
    • College Grants
    • Work-Study
    • Student Loan
    • Free money opportunities that do not have to be paid back.
    • Federal Pell Grants have helped low and middle-income students receive an average amount of money per year.
    • The Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) offers range money to students to cover their college education.
    • The Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) offers students from $750 for their first year to $1,300 for second year.
    • The National SMART (Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent) Grant awards students.
    • Colleges offer institutional grants specifically to their students to help them with their tuition.
    • The Federal Work-Study program awards to college students.
    • Students can earn money while they pay for their education.
    • Students are guaranteed a job at their college if they qualify for work-study.
    • It does not affect student’s future financial aid status if they need to apply for more aid.
    • College students will gain valuable experience working in college and become better prepared for their future career.
    • Students’ communication and time management skills will increase.
    • Over billion dollars was awarded in federal student loans.
    • The government pays the interest for loans as long as students are enrolled in school.
    • Student loans help low-income and middle-class students build up their credit.
    • Students that cosign with their parents or someone with good credit will automatically receive that person's good credit rating.
    • Graduate students can borrow up to good amount of money per year.
  • These are many of the reasons why federal student aid is a great way to pay for college; even college tuition cost is rising. With the wide range of benefits college students can receive with federal student financial aid, every eligible student should be able to attend the school of his or her choice.
    • Carter, Michael (2005). http://ezinearticles.com/?What-is-the-Cost-of-College-Tuition?&id=59147
    • DiFiore, Laura, et al. "Tips on Finding Scholarships." FreSch! Free Scholarship Search. 1997.
    • Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2002). Tuition Rising: Why College Costs So Much. Harvard University Press.
    • Lewin, Tamar (2008). http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/03/education/03college.html
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