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Investing in College

A Guide for the Perplexed

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674030466

Publication Date: 12/15/2008

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304 pages

5-1/8 x 7-15/16 inches

2 line illustrations; 6 tables

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  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction: The High Cost of Higher Education
  • 2. Financial Returns: Does College Pay Off?
  • 3. Career Opportunities: The Choices That Matter
  • 4. College Rank: The Pitfalls of Prestige
  • 5. The Learning Environment: What Your Money Really Buys
  • 6. Sticker Shock: Will You Pay Too Much?
  • 7. Payment Options: Something for Every Income
  • 8. The Admission Game: Strategies for Success
  • 9. The Choice: Comparing Offers
  • Tables
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Index

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