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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4

Step 1............................................................................................................................................ 5

What Type of Education Do You Want...........................................................................5

Types Degrees Available ....................................................................................................... 6

Examples of Jobs Obtained with Specific Degrees ............................................................... 6

Step 2.............................................................................................................................................8

Preparing for College Academically ............................................................................................8

Advanced Placement Courses ...............................................................................................8

AP Courses Available..............................................................................................................9

Standardized Tests .............................................................................................................. 10

CLEP Tests.......................................................................................................................... 10

Step 3.......................................................................................................................................... 12

Selecting Colleges................................................................................................................... 12

Take Campus Tours ..............................................................................................................13

Step 4.......................................................................................................................................... 15

Preparing for College Financially ............................................................................................ 15

Examples of the Cost of College Popular Colleges*............................................................ 16

Other Costs associated with College ................................................................................... 17

Types of Government Financial Aid and Loans Available ................................................... 18

Scholarships ........................................................................................................................ 19

Steps 5-7.....................................................................................................................................20

Setup a Long-Term Plan and College Checklist ..................................................................... 20

Pre-High School Checklist ................................................................................................... 20

9th Grade ..............................................................................................................................20

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10th Grade ............................................................................................................................ 20

11th Grade ............................................................................................................................ 21

12th Grade ............................................................................................................................ 21

Step 8.......................................................................................................................................... 23

Applying for College ..................................................................................................................23

Step 9.......................................................................................................................................... 25

What You Need for College..................................................................................................... 25

Step 10.........................................................................................................................................27

Registering for Classes ............................................................................................................ 27

Going Back to School: Tips for Adults Going Back to College......................................................29

Fitting In: New Challenges and Experiences for the Adult Learner ..................................... 30

The Admissions Process .......................................................................................................31

About Tanya Knight…………………………………………………………………………………...32

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