Prparing For College (Consumer Books For Students Series)
- Publisher From writing a mission statement to paying tuition, Preparing For College helps teenagers tackle the myriad of details that come with one of life's most important steps.
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Preparing for College and the entire Consumer Books for College Students series are great for teenagers or young adults as well as anyone giving them basic life directions.Around their sophomore year high school, teenagers begin the process of deciding whether to attend college. If yes, then where? What should they do? How will they pay for it?Author and nationally-syndicated radio host Larry Burkett recognizes the seriousness of such a decision along with many other decisions made at this critical point in a young person's life. Therefore, he created the Consumer Books for College Students. Designed to fill in the gaps in modern education, these succinct, easy-to-read books teach young adults basic life skills necessary to survive in the world.In Preparing for College, Burkett provides commonsense, biblical advice on not only choosing the right college, but determining if college is even the right path. He begins by asking the teenagers to write a mission statement about who they are and where they believe God is leading them. From there, he tackles, one by one, the myriad of details involved in choosing the right college and paying for it.Help! I have three tests, two term papers,my rent check is due this week_and I don't even have a major.Going to college can be a very enriching and positive experience if you take the time to prepare for it. In Preparing for College, Larry Burkett helps you make wise decisions so that you college experience is everything that it should be. Larry's pointers include:How to choose a collegeHow to pay for collegeHow to choose a majorPersonality inventory & guideHow to calculate expensesHelpful websitesLarry Burkett's Consumer Books for Students will teach you the skills you need to succeed on your own. Each book takes you step-by-step towards making wise, biblically-based decisions_whether you're preparing for college, getting a credit car, buying a car, or renting an apartment.LARRY BURKETT is founder and president of Christian Financial Concepts, a non-profit ministry that teaches biblical principles of finance. He has written more than forty books, and lives with his family Gainesville, Georgia.As teenagers face the enormous decision about college, Preparing for College will be of great assistance. With handy checklists, personal inventory and financial worksheets, this excellent resource is a practical must for any family with teenagers or anyone considering college.
From writing a mission statement to paying tuition, Preparing For College helps teenagers tackle the myriad of details that come with one of life's most important steps.
Meet the Author
Larry Burkett was the founder and president of Christian Financial Concepts, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching Biblical principles of money management. He was the author of over seventy books, including The Coming Economic Earthquake, Your Finances in Changing Times, The Financial Planning Workbook, Investing for the Future, Financial Parenting, and Business by the Book, with totals in excess of 11 million. Larry's ministry also included a monthly Christian newsletter and four worldwide radio broadcasts, Money Matters, How to Manage Your Money, Money Watch, and A Money Minute, Larry died in 2003.