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The Missouri Department of Higher Education publishes a variety of free publications to help students prepare for postsecondary education, select a school and certificate or degree program, develop a financial plan and make wise spending choices, minimize student loan debt and learn about other financial literacy topics. Questions about publications or the status of a publication order may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publications available to order free of charge include:
- College Portfolio - An expandable storage portfolio with tabs that allows students to organize college admissions and financial aid documents in one place.
- It's Never Too Early new version now available - A brochure about planning for college geared toward middle school students and their parents.
- Journey to College 3-step leaflet - A leaflet promoting student participation in the Journey to College programs (Apply Missouri, FAFSA Frenzy, Decision Day).
- Journey to College Senior Year Checklist magnet - A 10" by 4" magnet for high school seniors, featuring a monthly calendar of tasks for applying to and preparing for college.
- Planning for Financial Success 2018-19 - A booklet for high school seniors and college students that provides financial literacy and money management tips to help guide them through the year. Includes an academic year planner/calendar.
- Smart About Spending Student Workbook new version to be available spring 2019 - Covering all four competencies outlined in the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s curriculum for personal finance, this workbook includes relevant information, charts and data, worksheets, and classroom activities. This piece is currently out of stock and is expected to be available again during the winter of 2018-19.
- Smart About Spending Teacher's Guide new version to be available spring 2019 - A guide to be used in conjunction with the Smart About Spending student materials. Lesson plans, activities, worksheets, and assessments are included to assist Missouri's personal finance teachers with teaching students about making sound financial decisions throughout high school and beyond. This piece is currently out of stock and is expected to be available again during the winter of 2018-19.
- The Smart Approach to Campuswide Student Success newly updated August 2018 - A booklet for administrators and staff currently employed at Missouri higher education institutions to assist with developing and promoting cohesive student success services as well as retention and default prevention plans.
- The Missouri Source August 2018 version - A guide for Missouri students about planning and paying for college, including information about federal and state grants, scholarships, loans, and assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The booklet also contains worksheets to help students compare college costs and select their best-fit for college.