Have you heard of Federal Pell Grants, but you’re not sure if you’re eligible or how you can get one? Learn what you need to know, so you don’t risk missing out on free money to help pay for school.
So you’ve submitted your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and applied to schools. How do you know what to look for when they send you financial aid offers? Understanding how to interpret what you’re committing to could save you future surprises, not to mention thousands of dollars in payments. Here’s what you need to know.
Track your federal student aid during college or career school with these four tools. Stay in the know and make informed financial choices.
If you get a total and permanent disability (TPD) discharge, you don’t have to repay your federal student loan(s) or complete your TEACH Grant service obligation. As of May 2023, around 492,000 borrowers have gotten loan forgiveness through TPD discharge. Check out these three ways to qualify.
Prepare yourself for college or career school with this helpful info about financial aid, budgeting, time management, and more.
Use the student loan calculator from the U.S. Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid called Loan Simulator to find out how much you should borrow and which repayment plan is right for you.