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Guides to Education (3)+

  • Education: Information for Parents and Families

    These web pages contain information for parents and families about the education of children, including: (1) Preparing my child for school, (2)Finding K-12 schools & aftercare programs in my community, (3) Helping my child learn to read, (4) Ensuring my child's school success, (5) Helping my child with special needs, and (6) Helping my child prepare & pay for college Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
  • Education: Information for Students

    These web pages contain information for students about schools and education, including (1) Learning resources, (2) Keeping my school safe & drug-free, (3) Preparing for my future, (4) Finding a college, (5) Paying for college, (6) Returning to school, and (7) Getting involved in my community Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Education
  • Guide to Attending College

    This web site is a very comprehensive resource in Georgia for students planning to attend college. Content Detail

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    GAcollege411.org

Other Helpful Information (2)+

  • Guide to Attending College

    This web site is a very comprehensive resource in Georgia for students planning to attend college. Content Detail

    By:
    GAcollege411.org
  • Tax Information for Students

    These pages of the IRS web site contain information about (1) deductions for interest on student loans, (2) kinds of common student income that are taxable, and (3) an introduction to tax laws for students. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service

Student Loans and Other Resources (9)+

  • Do You Have Student Loans and You're Receiving Social Security Benefits?

    DO YOU RECEIVE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS? Has Social Security determined your Medical Improvement is Not Expected (“MINE”)? If you answered yes to either question, then you MAY be eligible to have your Student Loan Debt FORGIVEN. YOUR LOAN TYPE MUST BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: • William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program • Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL) • Federal Perkins Loan Program • TEACH Grant Service obligation Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Education: Information for Students

    These web pages contain information for students about schools and education, including (1) Learning resources, (2) Keeping my school safe & drug-free, (3) Preparing for my future, (4) Finding a college, (5) Paying for college, (6) Returning to school, and (7) Getting involved in my community Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Education
  • Georgia Higher Education Savings Plan Website

    This website explains everything you need to know about saving for college. Content Detail

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    Georgia Higher Education Savings Plan
  • Scholarship Information for Hispanic and Latino/a Population

    The Hispanic Pilot Project, coordinated by the University of Georgia's (UGA) Office of International Public Service and Outreach, is a consortium project carried out by UGA, North Georgia College and State University, Georgia Southern University, Dalton State College, and Gainesville College. The Board of Regents charge to the consortium in November 2000 was to implement pilot programs that would (1) increase the number of K-12 personnel qualified to teach English as a Second Language; and (2) encourage more Latino youth to pursue higher education in the University System of Georgia (USG). Content Detail

    By:
    Board of Regents, State of Georgia
  • Scholarships, Employment and Job Placement - An FTC Consumer Law Web Site

    This web site provides information about choosing a career or vocational school, scholarship scams, and work-at-home and other employment schemes. The web site also provides guides to vocational schools and distance learning schools and information for businesses. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Student Aid on the Web

    The U.S. Department of Education's Federal Student Aid (FSA) programs are the largest source of student aid in America, providing nearly 70% of all student financial aid. Help is available to make education beyond high school financially possible for you or your child. The information provided here is designed to assist you in your college planning. It provides you with access to and information about the products and services that you will need throughout the financial aid process. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Education
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Student Loan Interest and Your Taxes- Deducting Student Loan Interest

    If your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is less than $80,000 ($160,000 if filing a joint return) there is a special deduction allowed for paying interest on a student loan (also known as an education loan) used for higher education. Content Detail

    By:
    IRS
  • Student Loan Online Application

    In order to receive student financial aid, you need to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every school year. You may use FAFSA on the Web to complete and submit your financial aid application electronically via the Internet. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Education
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • The Loan Ranger

    Student Loan Ranger, currently authored by American Student Assistance®, helps prospective and current students and recent graduates make sense of borrowing options, student debt and loan repayment. The national nonprofit also runs SALT®, a free educational resource that provides personalized tools to help young people borrow and repay their loans in a way that works for them. The organization’s e-book, “100+ Ways to Get Rid of Student Loans (Without Paying Them),” offers guidance on the options that may forgive, discharge or pay for all or a portion of a borrower’s student loans. Got a question? Email studentloanranger@usnews.com. Content Detail

    By:
    US News & World report

Tax Information (1)+

  • Tax Information for Students

    These pages of the IRS web site contain information about (1) deductions for interest on student loans, (2) kinds of common student income that are taxable, and (3) an introduction to tax laws for students. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service