Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Christian Johnson for Home Tech episode #125.
As a follow up episode to show #112 Christian talks about the world of financing college. He covers Financial Aid, Scholarships, Loans and Internships in detail. He then gives us an update on his work at NASA and then some thoughts on Big Data.
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- FAFSA – http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
- CSS Profile – http://student.collegeboard.org/css-financial-aid-profile
- List of colleges and universities by endowment – http://www.statisticbrain.com/college-endowment-rankings/
Scholarships – Here are a few examples of sites that help with scholarships and grants
- Texas – http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/funding/aid/faidalpha.php
- California – http://www.calgrants.org/
- Ohio – https://www.ohiohighered.org/sgs
- Nebraska – http://nebraska.edu/current-and-prospective-students/scholarships-and-financial-aid.html
- Jim mentioned is local community college – http://www.mccneb.edu/fa/scholarships.asp
What are your loan options – http://studentaid.ed.gov/types/loans#what-types-of-federal-student-loans-are-available
As an alternative to the University system, Christian recommends taking a hard look at Community College.
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