For quick reference, here are links to related books we have reviewed:
Getting Financial Aid 2018 by College Board
This is a great guide for financial aid advice. After all, who is better qualified to explain the CSS/Financial Aid Profile than the people who created it and administer it? This guide is also updated each year to keep it current with changing tax laws and college financial aid policies.
Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2018 Edition: How to Pay Less for College by Princeton Review
This is an extremely popular book that has drawn many rave reviews from our clients over the years. Comprehensive information on the financial aid forms, negotiating tactics for the financial aid offices (this is worth a try but certainly not something to pin too many hopes on), tax breaks, and unusual circumstances such as single parents and adult students are addressed as well.
The Sports Scholarships Insider’s Guide: Getting Money for College at Any Division 2nd Edition by Dion Wheeler
Most of the college athletes weren’t very heavily recruited, i.e. they didn’t receive scholarship offers from the defending national champions four years before their senior year of high school. That’s who this book is written for — the 99% of college athletes who can benefit from some sound advice on how to best leverage their particular athletic talents.