Posts Tagged ‘student loans’

Tips for Graduating Students

By Maniyah Goodwine You did it! Well… almost. Graduating students have one foot out the door and are ready to take on the next part of their lives. Though classes and exams may be ending, it is still very important that you keep up with your finances. Here are a few things you can do…

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Master Promissory Notes & Entrance Counseling for Loans

Were you awarded federal direct loans? Both subsidized and unsubsidized direct loans require the completion of a Master Promissory Note and entrance counseling interview before the first disbursement can be made. At Rutgers, students who do not complete these two steps before October 1 will have their federal direct loans cancelled. You do not need…

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The College Consumer’s Bill of Rights

Legislation (H.R. 4137) was signed into law on August 14, 2008 to address skyrocketing college prices and remove other barriers that make it harder for qualified students to go to college. Included in the legislation are urgently-needed consumer protections for students and parents who rely on loans to help pay for college. These protections –…

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