To see FAFSA deadlines, go to the FAFSA website. https://fafsa.ed.gov/ … [Read more...] about Deadlines!
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Unless you plan to pay for your postsecondary education out of pocket, you need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to qualify for financial assistance. This application opens the doors to many kinds of financial aid—Federal Pell Grants, Federal Stafford Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized), Federal PLUS Loans for parents, GradPLUS Loans for graduate … [Read more...] about FAFSA
Calculators Repayment Amortization You can estimate your payments with various interest rates and loan terms using this calculator. Repayment Plan You can estimate your payments under various repayment plans using this calculator. Income-Based Repayment This calculator can help you determine if you qualify for the Income-Based Repayment(IBR) plan. IBR is designed to make … [Read more...] about Helpful
Take a Break from Payments Both deferments and forbearances give you a break from monthly payments for a set period of time. Many options are available to meet a variety of needs. If you are having difficulty making payments and want to see which options fit your specific situation, log in to your account and click Postpone My Payment to see which deferment or forbearance works … [Read more...] about A Break From Payments
Information for Transferring Students When applying for a student loan as a transfer student, it is important to keep in mind that if you received a student loan at a prior school, you will not automatically receive a student loan at your new school. If you completed the FAFSA during the current academic year and you decide to transfer, your new school may require … [Read more...] about Are You Transferring?