If you are looking at this book, it means you value learning. Either you or someone your care about is the way to college, already in college, or graduated from a college—and by college I mean college, university, or any other school after high school. I am proud of you and hope you should be proud of yourself, because you know the value of getting smart. Be it business-smart, doctor-smart, teacher-smart, communications—smart, lawyer-smart, liberal arts—smart, and the list goes on.
We believe all of those are great ways for you to do something valuable with your life; but if you are taking out student loans to pay for the education, we want you to be sure that along with getting career smart, you are also getting student loan smart.