Even though the summer fun has begun, there is still a lot that needs to be done to prepare for college in the fall. Summertime is the peak period for borrowing student loans. Build a budget and compare it with your financial aid and other resources. If you've maxed out on grants, scholarships and federal aid and still need more money, consider private student and parent loans to fill the gap. Don't wait until September to discover that you're short on funds.
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This monthly section of the Edvisors Financial Aid Newsletter features an intriguing list of scholarships that share a common characteristic. We hope this section will make you smile and inspire you to apply for more scholarships.
Seven Scholarships for Future Federal Government Careers
I have reached the maximum limits on my federal student loans. Where can I get the money I need to pay for college?
Reduce debt by asking the college financial aid office to replace student loans with student employment
The debt-to-income ratio is the ratio of a borrower’s total debt to the borrower’s annual income. Borrowers with a debt-to-income ratio of 2:1 or more will struggle to repay their debts and may be forced to extend the repayment term on their loans or adopt an austere lifestyle.
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