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What Credit Score Do You Need for a Grad Plus Loan?
Grad PLUS Loans can be an option to bridge funding gaps for college. This article breaks down the specs and if a Grad PLUS Loan is the right option for you.
Explaining Expected Family Contribution (EFC): Charts and Definitions
Understanding how much money your family is expected to help pay for your college expenses is important to decide which schools are best for you. This article breaks down EFC and how it affects your financial aid.
How to Use Student Loans for Living Expenses
Considering costs when going to college is essential, and tuition is important -- but you also have to pay for living expenses! Read to find out what you can, and can't, spend student loans on while you're a college student.
How to Pay for Your Study Abroad as a Student from the US
Studying abroad can be a rewarding experience for college students, but the cost of programs are often quite high. Learn more about how to afford your study abroad trip here.
Unused Pell Grant Money: Pell Grant Refunds Explained
If you have money left over after paying your tuition, you may be wondering what happens to unused Pell Grant money. Here’s how a Pell Grant refund is handled.
What is Financial Aid for College?
What is financial aid? College financial aid programs can help offset your education costs and make attending school more affordable.
The Difference Between Subsidized and Unsubsidized Student Loans
Learn about the differences between subsidized vs. unsubsidized student loans including who can borrow, how you qualify, amount you can borrow, and how interest works.
International Students: Don't overpay for mandatory American health insurance
International students can save money on mandatory health insurance
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