13 Restaurants to Check for Great Student Discounts

Image credit: Shutterstock Even if you have an unlimited meal plan, you might want to eat off campus from time to time. But as a broke college student, you also don’t have tons of money to spend on food. Fortunately, that’s where student discounts on food come in. If you’ve got a school ID in […]

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Alternatives to Barclays Student Loans

If you’re not a British resident or attending a British school, then you’re out of luck when it comes to Barclays student loans. To be eligible for a student loan at Barclays Bank, you must be attending school and must be a permanent citizen residing in the United Kingdom. Thankfully, there are other possibilities that […]

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Weekly Roundup: 7 Handy Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all of the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week. This map shows the best and […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Direct Loans

Forty-four million students are taking out loans to pay for school. And a portion of these loans will most likely be federal Direct Loans. It’s important for students to understand the types of Direct Loans and how they work — not only because the loans mean debt but also because Direct Loans offer multiple repayment options and […]

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Conduent (ACS) Student Loans Review: Poor Service and Plagued With Lawsuits

Federal student loans are serviced by several loan servicers. One of those servicers is Conduent Education Services, formerly known as ACS — though it’s often still referred to under that name. What is Conduent, and what is its reputation as a loan servicer? What are your best options if you have Conduent student loans, previously ACS […]

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Your Complete FAQ Guide to the Grad PLUS Loan

As a grad student, finding enough funding is a concern for furthering your education. You’ve likely heard of the Grad PLUS Loan, or Direct PLUS Loan. These loans are offered by the U.S. Department of Education for graduate and professional students. When taking out any student loan, you’ll want to fully understand what you’re getting yourself […]

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The Dark Side of Job-Sponsored Student Loan Payments

Picture graduating from college and landing a job that offers a good salary, health benefits, a retirement package — and your employer will help pay off your student loans. More and more companies are jumping on this bandwagon, sponsoring benefit programs to help repay their employees’ student loans. With student loan debt ballooning to more […]

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