Loan Crunch May Be Easing

Clark, Kim
May 2010
U.S. News & World Report;May2010, Vol. 147 Issue 5, p58
The article discusses how graduate students can find affordable loans given that the U.S. economic recovery and federal rules have made it easier for students to borrow. According to the article, the supply of federal education loans are available to those who have average credit, while new repayment options could be available to others with worse credit. Financial aid counselors suggest students improve their credit before graduate school because the U.S. government won't approve new student loans to those who are more than 270 days behind on any previous federal education loans. The advantages of federal loans are discussed.


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