# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Economics and Personal Finance Task 1346244618

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify ways to make the cost of postsecondary education affordable.

Definition

Identification should include
  • setting a budget for postsecondary education
  • researching all schools that may meet a student’s academic and financial needs
  • attending a two-year institution, then transferring to a four-year institution
  • identifying courses in high school that can be used to “test out” of college-level courses
  • seeking tuition discounts (e.g., parent went to the school, another sibling attends the same school)
  • reducing housing costs
  • working part time to pay for school
  • buying used books or renting books
  • identifying tax credits.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Banking and Financial Systems

 

Economics

 

Introduction to Business

 

Personal Finance