Ways to Pay for College

Airing Thursday, September 26 at 7pm
Repeat Saturday, September 28 at 11am

What career path lies ahead for you? There are countless great jobs out there, but for many of them you'll need a college degree, and the cost of higher education can cause sticker shock. So how do you plan to pay your college bills?

Join host Mario Armstrong as he guides you through the many twists and turns of finding money for college. Meet financial pros and watch several student success stories as you consider careers and which school is right for you. What fits your budget? Do the financial aid numbers add up? And can you avoid going into debt with student loans?

Hold on tight and enjoy the ride with Ways to Pay for College on Maryland Public Television!

There are billions of dollars available that you can apply for if you know what to do and where to look. Find out how to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid - the FAFSA - and hear from financial aid counselors as they explain government and private aid, from grants to scholarships and loans.

This program is part of the American Graduate station initiative. After the September telecast, the video will also be available online.

Mario Armstrong guides you through finding money for college.

Ways to Pay for College is produced by Maryland Public Television in cooperation with:

Maryland Higher Education Commission

Support for this program was provided by

US Dept of EducationEastern Shore Higher Education Center