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Podcasts for College Funding and YOU

For all things college – go to our website – building a better world.net.  Please go here for extra credit assignment in discussing this material with mom and dad.

This college funding thing is critical.  And knowledge is power.  With that in mind – it is vital that you thoroughly understand each of the terms listed below.  We will  take a Common Assessment that will revolve around each of those terms listed below.  However, more important is that you know exactly what this stuff is all about.  These podcasts will help you acheive these ends.

Also, since this whole college thing is dependent on a team effort between you and your parents, a great way to study for any upcoming test, would be for you and mom and dad to sit down together and listen to each of the following podcasts.  In fact, go here if you’d like an extra credit assignment that you and your folks can discuss together.  Talk about each one.  Make sure that everybody is on the same page.  Use this as a way to begin your college search…

The Basics when it comes to “Paying for College”

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College Talk #1 – To Go or Not

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Survey – Benefits and Opportunity Cost of Going to College

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

For all things college – go to our website – building a better world.net.  Please go here for extra credit assignment in discussing this material with mom and dad.

When you are talking about college and careers and quality of life issues – there’s a lot of things to consider.  In Economics we are deep into a study of the cost of college.  If that doesn’t shake you just a bit, then you’re either sound asleep  or a very very rich high school student; however I see no BMW’s in the Oakridge High School student parking lot.  In Senior Current Issues – we are off on college scholarship searches – we’ve learned there’s a lot of competition  – even with the cool blogs.

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Meanwhile,  challenges abound.   You’ve got so many options  – colleges 4 year and 2 year, apprenticeships, military, school costs, choice of major, career direction,  scholarships, grants and loans…it’s a lot to take on.  But oh so necessary.

Hopefully the information below will help you to sort things out

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Podcast and Website Essentials

This college funding thing is critical.  And knowledge is power.  With that in mind – it is vital that you thoroughly understand each of the terms listed below.  I’ve created (2:00 to 4:00) audio podcasts on each in order that you might better understand the term.  A related website in red accompanies it.  Also, since this whole college thing is dependent on a team effort between you and your parents, a great way to get moving, would be for you and mom and dad to sit down together and listen to each of the following podcasts.

Whatever way it shakes out, these are the nuts and bolts of what you will need to know.

The Basics when it comes to “Paying for College”

Podcasts in blue Websites in red

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