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Some hospitals have programs that will help you pay for nursing school. There are also other options, such as federal aid and the Nurse Corps program, that you may want to consider as well.

For years, nursing has been one of the most in-demand career fields, and that trend doesn’t appear to be changing in the near future.

However, one decision every aspiring nurse must make is how much they are willing to pay in nursing school costs to receive the necessary training.

Due to the high education costs, it can be worth your time to find hospitals that help pay for nursing school.

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If you’re looking to attend cosmetology school, you can rest assured knowing there are both federal and private financial aid options for you to take advantage of.

When it comes to financial aid, many people might think that it only applies to traditional two-year and four-year colleges. This means students that are attending a professional school, such as cosmetology school, might be unsure if they qualify for any federal or private financial aid.

Aspiring cosmetologists, barbers, and nail technicians can rejoice as financial aid is a possibility while attending school as the average tuition can cost upwards of $10,000 to $20,000 per year.

Read on to learn more about the different types of financial aid available for cosmetology school and which is best for you.​

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To pay for a Ph.D., exhaust options for free money, including scholarships and grants, first. Your school can help you find them. Then consider federal and private student loans to cover additional costs of your Ph.D. program.

Getting a doctorate is a big commitment. Like any form of higher education, it takes a lot of time and can cost a lot of money.

Fortunately, you can tap into many resources to pay for it. In this guide, we’ll explain how to pay for a PhD, and we’ll also provide tips for getting your degree without incurring a ton of student debt.

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PhD funding: first steps

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An increasing number of student borrowers are looking for payment relief by reducing their interest costs through student loan refinancing. The question is, can you refinance your student loans before you graduate? The answer is yes.

Below, you will see why it may make sense to refinance before you graduate and what to keep in mind before doing so.

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What to consider when refinancing before graduation

When you refinance student loans, you are taking out a new loan with new loan terms through a private lender. Oftentimes, the goal of refinancing is to lower your interest rate, therefore decreasing the overall cost of your loan.

For example, if the average rate on your existing student loan balance of $50,000 is 7% and you can reduce it to 5%…


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You can use both federal and private student loans to pay for your education. You should try to get federal student loans first, which you can apply for by completing the FAFSA. Then get private student loans to cover your remaining expenses.

If you want to earn a degree, chances are good that you will need to figure out how to get a student loan. Taking on a large amount of debt just to earn a diploma can be intimidating. However, borrowing for school is often a worthwhile investment.

You just don’t want to borrow more than necessary, so always look into other ways to keep costs down, including scholarships, grants, and working while in school to avoid over-borrowing.

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Just about everyone has heard about student loans. They are constantly mentioned in the news — often with much scrutiny and, more often than not, in a negative light.

While it would be nice to attend college for free or without having to take on debt, the truth is that student loans are often necessary for those looking to obtain a higher education — especially considering the rate of increase in average college tuition.

At the end of the day, student loans allow aspiring young minds to attend college, thereby unlocking opportunities that would have never previously existed.

When scholarships, grants, and savings aren’t enough, students around the nation turn to student loans to bridge the gap.​

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Student loan debt can affect your ability to get a mortgage and buy a home by increasing your debt-to-income ratio and reducing the amount you can save for a down payment. This guide will help you avoid these issues.

Student loan debt is rising at a troubling rate. In fact, according to LendEDU’s average student loan debt statistics, there is $1.52 trillion in outstanding student loan debt in the United States. Homeownership rates, on the other hand, are falling — particularly among millennials.

Many Americans are forced to delay owning a home because of the burden of monthly student loan payments. Taking on a mortgage loan when you already owe so much can be difficult. The good news is, it’s often still possible to buy a home with student loans. This guide will show you how.

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Law school is expensive. To pay for it, explore all your options for grants and scholarships. Once you’ve exhausted free funding, consider federal student loans before taking out private loans to cover additional costs.

Earning a law degree can be a worthy investment in your future earning power. Unfortunately, law school can also be expensive, and the average law school debt can be prohibitively high.

You should think carefully about how to pay for law school before you sign up for any loans, as your funding sources can affect your total costs over time.

This guide will help you explore your options for covering the cost of earning a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree, so you don’t have to go deeply into student loan debt for your education.

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Checking your credit score has become incredibly easy in recent years. There are a number of websites and apps that can offer you a glimpse of your credit health, one of them being CreditWise from Capital One.

Capital One is a credit card company that offers its account holders a view of their credit. Their CreditWise service was launched in 2014, and it’s a popular product that has now been opened up to the public. The real question is, however, is CreditWise worth getting? More importantly, is it accurate?

How CreditWise Works

You don’t need to be a Capital One cardholder to get CreditWise, and it’s free. The product is available to anyone who’s over the age of 18 and has a valid Social Security number that can be matched to a credit profile. Because CreditWise uses a “soft” credit…


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Are you making separate student loan payments each month on student loans? You may want to consider consolidating your student loans. Student loan consolidation and refinancing can help relieve some of the pain caused by multiple interest payments.

Student loans are tough these days. The most recent student loan debt statistics show 71% of college graduates are graduating with some form of debt. 7 out of 10. Crazy! What’s more, some borrowers are stuck with high-interest rates as well as multiple monthly payments from several different student loans.

If you find that you’re stuck with multiple monthly student loan payments at high interest, then student loan consolidation could be a potential solution to help you lower some of your interest rates. …

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