Loans and Alternatives to Student Loans
If you think you will need to take out a loan as part of your financial aid package, you are not alone. Many students borrow at least one student loan.
But, before you sign you should consider alternatives to student loans:
If you are considering a teaching career, you may qualify to have a portion of your student loan canceled, forgiven and repaid. Here are some resources that will explain these options:
As it may not be possible for you to get through college without incurring any loan debt, you need to be knowledgeable about loan programs so that you don't leave school with debt that is greater than you can handle or that will compromise your opportunities and choices in the future.
In order to be an informed borrower, make sure you:
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This page was last updated Feb. 02, 2010