For families with a high school senior, this is the month college acceptances arrive in full force (congratulations!), and with them, financial aid notifications. It’s an exciting time, and—let’s face it—also a bit overwhelming as deadlines loom: Most colleges require a deposit by May 1.
Blog Archive: Student Loan
Student loan scam artists have been at it for awhile now. We issued the alarm four years ago. But they continue to lure student loan borrowers with promises of having student loans forgiven and convincing people to pay them for information that is free.
In a couple of weeks, many of you will be taking the next step in your education future. Some of you will head off for college, others for training programs. If you’re still looking to cover costs, you’re probably checking out different loan options.
School bill due? Borrow smart.
Most students (and their parents) will borrow to help pay for education after high school. Knowing which loans to choose is the most important decision you’ll make in paying for your studies and minimizing debt later on.
Did you know that if you’re a Vermont resident enrolled in or planning to attend college or training in 2017-2018, you may be eligible for one of three Vermont state grants to help pay the way?
First things first – that means the Fafsa
Thinking about taking out a loan to pay for your studies? You’re not alone: Nearly seven out of 10 Vermont students will take some loans to finance their education expenses. Knowing how to compare loans and costs is essential to making college more affordable.