Submitted by Jon Freeman

Peterson’s How to Get Money for College 2018 is a guide to college financial aid that gives an overview of the financial aid process. The book lists aid at over 2,400 colleges and universities, including non-need gift aid, loans, and work study. It also provides an alphabetical listing of college financial aid programs, and has an appendix of state scholarship and grant programs. The book goes over the basic steps of paying for college with topics like:

1. What you need to know about FASFA

2. Tips for financing your child’s college education

3. An alphabetical listing of college financial aid programs

4. Impressing the College Financial Aid Counselor

5. The federal work study program

6. Analyzing financial aid award letters

For more great information on money management and information about preparing and paying for college, check out the Personal Finance GCPL Guide and the College Planning GCPL Guide.