Myth: Private Loans Can Qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

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Qualifying for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) can be a huge relief for federal loan borrowers. After some hard work in the public service sphere, graduates can find their debt vanishing. So, if students with private loans do the same thing—work as teachers, enlist in the military, work for the government, join a non-profit—could …

More Myths About Student Loan Refinance And Consolidation


When looking for ways to manage your loan repayment you will come across the terms ‘refinancing’ and ‘consolidation’. While both of these are offer practical alternatives to managing your student loans, they may not always be the best option for all borrowers. Moreover, there are several myths out about student loan refinance and consolidation that …

5 More Scholarship Myths 


You’ve read about the 5 most common scholarship myths that stop many students from applying for free money that could be used to pay for college. Unfortunately, those aren’t the only scholarship myths out there. We’ve put together 5 more scholarship myths that you should not to believe in. Myth #1: I can apply for …

Myth: I Don’t Need to Look for Scholarships, My College Will Provide Financial Aid

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When it comes to scholarships, there are three major sources: the federal government, the colleges, and outside organizations / individuals. While colleges can indeed provide hefty financial aid packages that can greatly reduce your tuition cost, they probably won’t be able to cover the full amount. Find Colleges For Scholarship Search Scholarships are the best …

Myth: Scholarships Are Just For Minority Students


There’s a common thought among high school seniors and juniors that scholarships are just for minority students. If you limit your search, that may seem the case, but it’s far from the truth. If You Only Skim the Surface  If you only look at the surface of what’s available scholarship wise, it may absolutely look …

Myth: Applying To Scholarships Is A One-Time Thing


There are countless scholarships out there and each one has its own unique qualifying criteria and guidelines. Some scholarships offer one-off awards, while others may be recurring, provided that you meet the renewal requirements. However, the one thing in common among all scholarship opportunities is that you are not limited to applying only for your …