On her first day of college, Kate Stephens had no government aid, no private scholarships, no significant savings—and no idea how she was going to pay for her education. But she graduated with zero debt in just two years. Her secret? Finding faster, less expensive ways to earn credits toward her degree.
In College, Quicker, Stephens guides you to an affordable education, sharing practical tips on how to:
•Design your graduation plan. Are you still in high school? Already in college? Get the lowdown on how colleges' transfer credit policies work and sample schedules to organize your plan.
•Choose the credit-earning options that work best for you. Are you a good test taker? Do you feel cooped up in classrooms? Basics, benefits, and bottom-line financial savings help you weigh the pros and cons of each option.
•Get started now! Hit the ground running with step-by-step instructions plus insider tips, common mistakes to avoid, and bonus opportunities.
24 Money-Saving Options for ANY Kind of Student:
•AP and IB exams
•CLEP, DSST, TECEP
•Prior learning portfolios
•Alternative spring breaks