Introduction to Making College Affordable

EDUC 846

This course offers an overview of areas related to college affordability. Topics include an examination of college cost issues, the relationship between the admission and financial aid applications.  Upon completion, students will be prepared to continue their studies in counseling in  our College Counseling certificate program.

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Starting at $295.00
As few as 3 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Understand the impact of cost concerns and affordability as a fit factor on the college search process
  • Gain a basic understanding of the college financing delivery system
  • Understand the structure and process of financial aid, including types and sources of financial aid
  • Learn about the differential impact of college costs on first-generation and low-income students

About this course:

College financing has become an integral element in the college search and enrollment process, particularly for first generation and low-income students. However, college financing rouses anxious and often fearful responses from parents, students, and even counselors. This short, intensive course is designed to make counselors aware of key areas related to college affordability. The course brings in family concerns and challenges of living with debt, both of which are important for counselors to know and weigh. The topics include an overview of the financial aid delivery system, an examination of college cost issues, the relationship between admission and financial aid application, a review of the sources and awarding of aid; the role of financial aid administrators, the challenge of educational debt and the role of advisors in the college financing process.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Instructor: Linda Dagradi
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$295.00
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ENROLL BY: Oct 11, 2021
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Martha  Hochstrasser

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(310) 825-4191

mhochstr@uclaextension.edu

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 14, 2021

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