From the Back Cover
"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Financial Aid for College" helps parents and students create a plan to pay the costs of a college education. It is filled with practical advice about where to find low-interest loans, how to take advantage of tax laws, how to negotiate the best aid offer, and how to improve the chances of receiving financial aid. A special feature is the information directory, the names and addresses of places to inquire about and apply for financial aid. The book also contains up-to-date aid forms and explains what credit history information to include.