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- May 02, 2017

So, you’ve filed your FAFSA®, and you’ve checked your Student Aid Report to be sure all your information is correct, and now you’re wondering how that data is used to come up with the list of financial aid for which you’re eligible. 

To view full article, visit studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/next-steps/how-calculated

- Apr 25, 2017

If you’re having difficulty repaying your federal student loans, then you might want to consider a deferment or forbearance. These two temporary solutions allow you to stop making or, in some instances, to lower your monthly federal student loan payment.

To view full article, visit blog.ed.gov/2016/08/5-questions-ask-before-postponing-loans

- Apr 25, 2017

The temptation to pull an all-nighter is common with college students. Sometimes cramming is a consequence of social choices (one party won’t hurt, right? the test is days away) and sometimes it comes from the sheer amount of work required as finals approach. In either case, you’re doing more harm than good when you swap sleep for studying.

To view full article, visit college.usatoday.com/2017/04/18/3-reasons-why-you-shouldnt-pull-that-all-nighter-ahead-of-your-final/

- Apr 25, 2017

If you’re a university student, chances are you know how difficult it can be to live on a tight budget. Going abroad will only amplify the need to watch your spending. Here are some handy tips and tricks to help you conserve cash while abroad!

To view full article, visit isastudentblog.wordpress.com/2016/01/15/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-study-abroad-while-on-a-student-budget/

- Mar 23, 2017

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov and StudentLoans.gov is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. However, at this time, the IRS anticipates the online data tool will be unavailable for several weeks.

To view the full article, visit irs.gov

- Feb 27, 2017

Be wary of emails and advertisements for jobs that seem too good to be true, especially if they require you to deposit checks or send money. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center has issued a PSA regarding fraudulent job offers. The Student Employment Office urge you to perform due diligence in researching employers when applying for or accepting private, off-campus employment.

- Jan 27, 2017

The easiest way to afford travel is to have some kind of trust fund or rich parents… but what about us regular folks? Well, then it gets a little tougher. The key, unsurprisingly, is finding smart ways to budget your money and cut back on spending.

To view full article, visit thesavvybackpacker.com/how-to-save-money-to-travel

- Jan 27, 2017

If you’re interested in the best student loan repayment benefits, you’ll want to have Direct Loans. If you borrowed any federal student loans before July 2010, there’s a good chance that some or all of your federal student loans are not Direct Loans. But that doesn’t mean you can’t qualify for the best repayment benefits—you can. All you’ll need to do is consolidate.

To view full article, visit blog.ed.gov/2016/02/learn-the-secret-to-expanding-your-student-loan-repayment-benefits

- Jan 27, 2017

Exciting news! Want to compare student loan repayment plans, apply for a lower payment or consolidate your loans? You can now do it all on your mobile device.

To view full site, visit studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan

- Jan 27, 2017

When it comes to repaying your federal student loan, there’s a lot to consider. Understanding the details of repayment can save you time and money. Find out when repayment starts, how to make your payment, repayment plan options, what to do if you have trouble making payments, and more!

To view full article, visit studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans

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