What You Need to Know About Student Loans

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  • Fill Out an FAFSA
  • Read the Fine Print
  • Don’t Take Out More Than You Need
  • Subsidized Loans
  • Unsubsidized Loans
  • Direct Plus Loans
  • The Interest Is Not a Game
  • What’s a Grace Period?
  • But What’s Deferment?
  • And Forbearance?
  • Either Way You Gotta Pay Up
  • Should I Consolidate?
  • student loan debt
  • Not All Loans Are the Same

Don’t Take More Than You Need

Remember, this isn’t free money, and you will be expected to pay it back in full. So don’t go buck wild taking out more than you need so you can get a refund and live large. If you need more cash, try getting a campus job to fund your lifestyle. 

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