Income Taxes

   The Paying for College workshop covers various ways to save for college, offers tools for identifying financial aid resources, and reviews strategies for paying off student loans. 
    To recreate the Paying for College session, see the table below and the downloadable resources on this page. All the documents have been organized with directions on how to replicate the workshops. Click on the documents you’re interested in to download them.

Program TitleMoney Matters: Paying for College
Description of Documents Used
  • Paying for College Leader's Guide Outline/Cover Sheet: These two documents contain comprehensive directions for leading the Paying for College session, including a step-by-step guide to reproduce the training and the handouts participants will need (Word)
  • Paying for College Content Review Game (answers included) - A Power Point review game with answers to be played at the end of the training to reinforce the concepts covered (Word, PPT)
  • Paying for College Group Discussion Scenarios (answers included): Real life scenarios library professionals may face when working with patrons who are looking for advice about paying for college - intended to be a small group activity (Word)
  • Paying for College List of Online Resources: A list of electronic resources (websites, videos, and quizzes) given as a handout to participants to supplement the training session and share with patrons (Word)
  • Paying for College Participant Slides (speaker's notes included): A Power Point presentation to enhance the workshop with visuals and highlight the overarching themes of the course (PPT)
  • Paying for College Cost of Education Worksheet:  Worksheet used to help calculate the cost of attending college (PDF)
  • Paying for College Planning Ahead: A handout that estimates how much needs to be saved to attend college when factoring in investments and inflation (PDF)
  • Paying for College Xtranormal Video: A short clip of a library professional interacting with a patron requesting information about paying for college. It is specifically scripted using open-ended questions to initiate a discussion amongst participants (Video)                        http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/13623328/nypl-money-matters-paying-for-college
Target AudienceLibrary Professionals
Program Objectives
  • Discuss the increasing 
  • Explain student loans and loan payoff options
  • Present college cost worksheets and online calculators 
TimingApproximately 3 hours
Capacity25 Adults, depending on space and supplies
LocationIn branch, preferably in community room or separate space
Resources RequiredStaff: 1 trained staff member
Technology: Projector, Computer, Speakers
Resources: Leader's Guide, Power Point Presentation, and handouts
Optional: Assistant if possible





To recreate the Paying for College training session, see the downloadable resources below.

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Apr 10, 2013, 1:46 PM
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T J Woods,
Apr 10, 2013, 1:46 PM
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