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  For many college students, loans are the only possible way to pay for tuition and other expenses. If you will be borrowing money to pay for college, some of the following are some student loan mistakes you’ll want to avoid: Not exploring all of your options College students will often have a few options […]

For many college students, summer is the time to relax, have fun, and take time off from school. For those who went away to school, summertime can also mean returning home and visiting friends and family. Even though you may have earned that break after a semester of hard work, consider the benefits of attending […]

When it comes to student loans, there is a lot of information to take in—especially for a new college student who is exploring their financing options for the first time, or a new graduate who has just started paying off their student loan debt. With all of the different information out there, it can be […]

If you’re in college, you may be required to take on an internship (depending on your program of study) or you might have the option to take one. If you’ve thought about taking on an internship, but you’re not sure if it’s for you, consider some of the many benefits: Choosing your career path College […]

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If you’re looking to further your education, you may have considered going to grad school and getting your master’s degree. But this definitely isn’t a decision you should take lightly—after all, college is expensive, and grad school tuition is usually much higher than what you’d pay when you’re earning a four-year degree. At the same […]

  Student loan debt can be crippling, and it can be overwhelming to keep up with those payments, especially if you just graduated. If you need to lower your student loan payments so that they are more manageable, you can consider the following: Income-based repayment plans If you took out government student loans, you may […]

  If you’re a college student, you’re likely already thinking about your summer break. Whether you plan to return home and visit friends and family, go on a trip, or just relax, many college students use the summer as an opportunity to recharge for the upcoming fall semester. But before you decide to take the […]

  There is so much to prepare for financially when it comes to college, and the cost of tuition is easily the largest expense for any student to budget for. Although tuition costs continue to rise, college can still be affordable, with some of the following tips that can help to lower your tuition expenses: […]

Student loan debt can take several years to pay off, especially for the average borrower who has approximately $26,000 in debt. It’s not unusual for college graduates to carry that student debt well into their 40s. It can be financially draining to have this much debt hanging over your head for so many years, but […]

As a new college graduate, you’ll typically have six months before you’re required to start paying back any student loan debt. Even if you’ve still got some time before graduation, it’s not too soon to begin thinking about your student loans and coming up with an effective repayment plan. As you begin to pay back […]