Bonus Updates

Bonus Updates

Thank you for purchasing a copy of LAUNCH: How to Get Your Kids Through College Debt-Free and Into Jobs They Love Afterward. This page gives you access to all of the free bonus features mentioned in the book.

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The articles below are all in PDF format. It’s my goal to help as many families as possible, so feel free to share them with the parents, education professionals, and financial planners you know.

Section 1 — Getting Started

Chapter 1 — Invitation into an Adventure

Chapter 2 — Tomorrow’s Rich

Chapter 3 — 7th Grade or Earlier

                       Update to First Edition, Chapter 3

Section 2 — 8th And 9th Grades

Chapter 4 — May of 8th Grade

                       The 8th Grade Contract (Free Shareable Bonus Content)                     

                       Update to First Edition, Chapter 4

Chapter 5 — Summer after 8th Grade

                       Update to First Edition, Chapter 5

Chapter 6 — September of 9th Grade

                       Update to First Edition, Chapter 6

Chapter 7 — October–January of 9th Grade

                       Update to First Edition, Chapter 7

Chapter 8 — Before Registering for 10th Grade Classes

                       Update to First Edition, Chapter 8

Chapter 9 — February–April of 9th Grade

                       Update to First Edition, Chapter 9

Chapter 10 — May of 9th Grade

Chapter 11 — Summer after 9th Grade

                         Update to First Edition, Chapter 11

Section 3 — 10th, 11th, and 12th Grades

Chapter 12 — September–December of 10th Grade

(Two updates to this chapter. The second one is especially good!)

                         Update to First Edition, Chapter 12

                         Update to First Edition, Chapter 12

Chapter 13 — January–February of 10th Grade

Chapter 14 — March–April of 10th Grade

                         Update to First Edition, Chapter 14

Chapter 15 — May of 10th Grade

                         The Effective College Visit (Free Shareable Bonus Content)

Chapter 16 — Summer after 10th Grade

                         Update to First Edition, Chapter 16

Chapter 17 — September–January of 11th Grade

                         Update to First Edition, Chapter 17

                         The Effective College Visit (Free Shareable Bonus Content)

Chapter 18 — April–May of 11th Grade

                         Update to First Edition, Chapter 18

Chapter 19 — Summer after 11th Grade

Chapter 20 — Early September of 12th Grade

Chapter 21 — Special Notes For Students Whose Parents Won’t Help

Chapter 22 — October 1 of 12th Grade (Filling Out FAFSA)

                         30+ Common FAFSA Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (Free Shareable Bonus Content)

Chapter 23 — October 15–30 of 12th Grade

Chapter 24 — November—December of 12th Grade

Chapter 25 — Early January of 12th Grade

Chapter 26 — February 1 to Early April of 12th Grade

Chapter 27 — Late April of 12th Grade

Chapter 28 — May 1 of 12th Grade

Chapter 29 — Soon after High School Graduation

Chapter 30 — Early Summer after 12th Grade

Chapter 31 — Early August after 12th Grade

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Read just one chapter of LAUNCH every 1–3 months while your child’s in middle school and high school, and you’ll know every viable strategy for debt-free college at exactly the right time to implement it.

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Who is Jeannie Burlowski?

Jeannie is a full-time academic strategist, podcast host, and sought-after speaker for students ages 12–26, their parents, and the professionals who serve them. Her writing, speaking, and podcasting help parents set their kids up to graduate college debt-free, ready to move directly into careers they excel at and love. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post, USA Today, Parents Magazineand US News and World Report, and on CBS News.

Jeannie also helps students apply to law, medical, business, and grad school at her website You can follow her on Twitter @JBurlowski.

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