Stay on top of your student loan debt.
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Want more information about student loan repayment? We have several resources to assist you. Use the links below for additional information to help you better understand your repayment options.
Debt Relief Offers and Credit Repair “Deals"
Beware of Student Loan Debt Relief Offers and Credit Repair “Deals”.
“ A Guide To Managing & Surviving Student Loans & Debt”
Don't Pay for Student Loan Help!
Beware! You Don’t Have to Pay for Help with Your Student Loans.
GradSense empowers students to make more informed decisions about their educational and career pathways, as well as, student loan debt management.
Income-Driven Repayment Plans Summary
The Summary of Income-Driven Repayment Plans is helpful summary of the different income-driven repayment plans available to federal student loan borrowers.
FinAid's Loan Calculator is a simple tool useful for determining and adjusting your monthly loan payment.
Repaying Student Loans Quick Reference Guide (pdf) - includes the student loan interest deduction, consolidation loans, repayment plans, income-based repayment, public service loan forgiveness, dealing with financial difficulty, default, deferments and forbearances, loan rehabilitation, budgeting tips and loan cancellation, as many practical tips.
Loan Repayment for Dental & Medical Students
The NHSC Students to Service (S2S) Program provides up to $120,000 to medical students (MD and DO) in their final year of school in return for a three year service commitment to practice medicine in a community with limited access to care. And with your continued NHSC service, all of your remaining educational debt can be paid off.
Paying for College
These guides cover some of the big decisions you’ll face and will help you understand your options for financing your college education.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. Information also available at FedLoan Servicing (myfedloan.org/pslf).
Refinance My Student Loans
If you have excellent credit, you may be able to refinance your existing federal student loans into a private loan. BEFORE DOING SO, it is important to understand the full impact of making this permanent change to your loans.
Read Should I Refinance My Student Loans? from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
[Med students read the AAMC article, “"Should I Refinance My Federal Student Loans?"”]
Student Loan Borrower Assistance
The National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Borrower Assistance is a resource for borrowers, their families, and advocates representing student loan borrowers who already have student loans.
Are you confused about the options and rights as a student loan borrower? You can find answers about repayment, collections, where to seek help and basic information to help you better understand the loans you have already borrowed. The ‘Understanding Student Loans’ section offers information on federal, alternative and consolidation loans. A glossary of loan terminology is available for reference.
Did you know that StudentLoans.gov is your one-stop shop for managing your loans? Click on the Tools and Resources at the top.
Your Federal Student Loan History
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) lists the federal student loans (Direct Subsidized & Unsubsidized, Perkins, Parent PLUS, Graduate PLUS) you have borrowed as a student. You can view the type of loan, amount borrowed, accumulated interest, lender, and servicer information. If you also borrowed alternative (private) student loans, contact your lender for information about your loan.