Prepare Students for the Cost of College
Use this free unit to teach your students about the college expenses connected to their dream school while showing them ways to lower these costs through financial aid and scholarships.
Cost of College Courses
Cost of College45 Min - 1 Hr Course
Breaks down the cost of attendance (COA) for over 8,000 universities, colleges, and trade schools by using an interactive storyline and an approachable virtual guide.
- College Terms
- Cost of Living
- Cost of Attendance
- Budgeting & Expense Lists
Paying for College30 - 45 Min Course
Students use the COA determined at the end of the Cost of College course to make a payment plan for their education costs.
- Financial Aid
- Job Income
Scholarships30 - 45 Min Course
This course teaches high schoolers how to find relevant, real-world scholarships to apply for and, once they've selected one, it will guide them through writing an essay outline for the application.
- Financial Aid
- Scholarship Application Process
- Scholarship Essay Outlines
- Essay Writing Tips
College Alternatives45 Min - 1 Hr Course
Students role-play as a journalist while researching real-life options outside of going to college through fictional interviews, tours, and web searches.
- Soft Skills
- Problem Solving
- Alternative Career Pathways
Less Planning, More Teaching
Cost of College automatically grades each course, tracks students’ progress, and provides clear decision trees to monitor student learning outcomes.
Real Numbers & Information
While the storylines may be fictional and the situations a bit fantastical, everything in this unit is based on real data and possibilities. Your students will walk away with a realistic plan for their future.
Each Banzai course is equipped with a pre- and post-test that demonstrates your students’ comprehension and growth.
Where does Banzai get the data for this unit?
This unit uses real-time data that comes directly from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), so the information students receive is current and true. This makes it possible for students to get accurate, individualized results according to their own future plans.
How often are new courses released?
Banzai is constantly and consistently releasing new resources, so if you see a “coming soon” tag on any of our pages, you’ll know that product should be available anywhere from 4-6 months.
Does the unit teach students how to pay for college without using loans?
Yes, the Paying for College course within the unit teaches students ways to pay for college costs including scholarships and personal income.
Prepare students to recognize all post-high school education options with Banzai’s interactive curriculum.