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How to Get Rid of Student Loan Debt

Tweet That grace period gives you time to plan and take action in a bid to get rid of your student loan debt as soon possible. 1. Consolidation. If you

Campus News

At A Glance: Student Loan Debt

One way that college students pay for their education is by taking out student loans. When done judiciously, such loans can help students complete their education and go on to successful careers, earning enough money to pay off their debt.

Personal Advice

Debt Savvy: College Students and Credit Cards

It is a fact that most college students have a credit card.

Campus News

Higher Education Advocates Call For Financial Aid Accountability

Tweet In a white paper released earlier this week, “Aligning the Means and the Ends: How to Improve Federal Student Aid and Increase College Access and Success, ” TICAS outlined

Personal Advice

Latest Edition: Paying For College Without Going Broke

Tweet Fortunately, families that are looking to contain these costs can do so by filling out a Free Application For Student Aid Report, the first step for receiving financial relief.

Scholarships

Why Students Should Keep Applying For College Scholarships

Tweet Billions of dollars of college scholarships are awarded annually, funds that you can get, but usually only if you make application first. Like grants, scholarships are monies that you

Finance

How to Cover Your College Expenses

Tweet However, you’re falling short in having enough money for to pay for your books and for meeting personal expenses, a problem you hadn’t anticipated earlier. Fortunately, you have some

Campus News

Sallie Mae-Ipsos Survey Shows Changes in How Families Approach College

Tweet A college education is still very important for most people. On Monday, the two groups released details about its latest national survey, finding that 83 percent of college students

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Grad Students Miss Out on Student Loan Relief

Tweet Student debt and grad school students. One group, graduate students, are shut out of the loan relief program, and will now pay higher interest rates on their loans. Moreover,

Campus News

For-Profit Virginia College Ceases Operations

Tweet Financial irregularities and reapplication rejection shut a Virginia school’s doors. A northern Virginia for-profit school, ACT College, suddenly closed its doors last week, canceling classes as students and faculty

Student Loans

New Student Loan Model Launches

Tweet SoFi brings alumni investors into the lending mix. Tuition costs continue to rise at a pace faster than inflation and with the current weak economy offering yet another drag

Personal Advice

How to Graduate from College without Student Loan Debt

Tweet By Kimberly Reynolds Two-thirds of college seniors graduated with loans in 2010 and carried an average of $25,250 in debt. Although these facts are alarming, keep in mind that