How to Pay for a Summer Class: Summer Financial Aid

  You’ve already got the finances figured out for your fall and spring semesters. Now that you’ve realized the benefits of attending a summer session, you may be wondering what… Read more

How to Get Navient Student Loan Forgiveness (The Complete 2022 Guide)

Note: Navient announced on January 13, 2022 that they had reached a settlement with 39 state Attorneys General providing $1.7 billion in forgiveness to some borrowers with private student loans… Read more

10 Online Schools That Accept FAFSA (and How to Get Financial Aid)

To limit the spread of the coronavirus in 2020 and 2021, many traditional colleges have encouraged (or require) their students to transition to online study. Therefore, your dream school might lose… Read more

How to Know If Medical Fellowships Are Worth It for You

Residency is an exciting, but tough, several years. Your income will be low, but your stress level and workload will be high. So why prolong the pain with a fellowship?… Read more

Four Fixes for Biden’s Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness

The recently announced limited waiver on Public Service Loan Forgiveness was life-changing news for many borrowers. Many people who received bad information from their loan servicers now had a path… Read more

Consolidation of FFEL Federal Loans for Student Loan Forgiveness

For many years, FFEL loans have caused headaches for borrowers seeking Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness. Many borrowers spent years working in public service only to learn that their time… Read more

Expanded PSLF Means Huge Refunds for Some Borrowers

Last week’s bombshell announcement on expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness was life-changing news for many borrowers. Borrowers who had FFEL and Perkins loans may now qualify for forgiveness. Those who… Read more

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (40 Tips to Save Thousands)

I’ve advised thousands of borrowers on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. I started doing this after my wife had a terrible experience with FedLoan Servicing. This guide is… Read more

PSLF Expanded to Include FFEL, Perkins Loans, and Graduated, Extended Repayment PLans

It finally happened! The Department of Education is finally fixing many of the issues that made Public Service Loan Forgiveness a mess. There is a ton to unpack with this… Read more

PSLF Waiver Opportunity – How to Qualify & Get Forgiveness Faster

On October 6, 2021, the Department of Education announced a sweeping action to expand Public Service Loan Forgiveness. This Public Service Loan Forgiveness waiver opportunity only lasts until October 31,… Read more