The latest news on student loans
Contribute early to a 529 plan and map out your investment strategy to save for medical school.
If a second bachelor’s makes more sense than a master’s, explore loan and scholarship options.
Borrowers could get up to $45,520 in student loan principal and fees forgiven under new legislation.
Law students shouldn’t count on loan forgiveness, but should research future salaries before borrowing.
Income-based repayment and Pay as You Earn are ways borrowers can get help repaying student loans.
Weigh future salary increases against potential student loan debt to see if b-school is right for you.
Be polite and professional and offer to attend your top law school to negotiate more financial aid.
Negotiate in good faith and know when to ask again to get more money for grad school.
Weigh characteristics such as cost, size and location carefully in deciding which college to attend.
Make sure to negotiate financial aid and check for program cuts as law school applications decline.