Topic: GradPLUS Loans
By John Whelan, Sophomore at Tufts University
What is the FAFSA?
The FAFSA. You might have seen that odd-looking, strange-sounding acronym before, somewhere during your planning-for-college process. Perhaps you heard your parents discussing it, and at the very mention of a form you shut your ears off.… More »
By Kevin Walker, Co-Founder & CEO of SimpleTuition
We get asked all the time, "Where should I borrow if my federal loan isn't enough?" With television advertising, marketing mailings, and the hundreds of websites about supplemental student loans, sorting through all of the data to make an informed… More »
Most federal student loans are included, such as:
Federal student loans through the Direct Student Loan Program
Stafford Student Loans
GradPLUS Student Loans
Federal consolidation loans that do not include Parent PLUS Loans
Perkins loans, if they have been consolidated… More »
Confused about all the recent changes in the federal loan market? Read on: this article will offer explanations for all of the important changes, and tell you what you need to know.
On July 1, 2010, all federal student loans… More »
Let’s face it – student loans are probably the least exciting part of going to college or grad school. But for many students, they are a necessity. In order to make sure you graduate with the lowest debt burden possible,… More »
The repayment plans for Stafford and the Parent PLUS are also available for GradPLUS.
Level Payment Plan: equal monthly payments over the term of the loan
Graduated Repayment Plan: two years of interest-only payments, followed by increased payments covering interest… More »