Now that you are facing the stress of dealing with the repayment of your student loans, you may want to opt for consolidation. Consolidating student loans can be tricky, and several factors need to be taken into consideration when making your decisions. But if you decide that the benefits of consolidation outweigh the drawbacks, you can find a way to make it work, whether you have federal or private loans.
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Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated September 2010 A crucial concern facing many returning adult students is how they are going to meet their college education expenses. To begin our discussion, we must first eradicate the falsehood that financial aid is primarily for younger prospective college students. On the contrary, specific grants, loans, and scholarships, both privately and publicly funded, are continually made available to the adult learner.
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What is FAFSA, how do I complete it and how does the government use it? What is it?Do elaborate financial forms make you cross-eyed? Does the thought of tackling the FAFSA make you cringe? Never fear, prospective grad students. We’ve got the lowdown on this daunting application: what it is, how to complete it and how the government uses it.
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Each year, more and more students decide to pursue a graduate degree overseas. Studying abroad often offers more flexibility in completing a master’s or doctorate degree in less time. However, the decision to study overseas requires a lot of research and consideration. It is imperative that you choose a foreign school that is accredited so your degree will be recognized worldwide. In addition, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in the field in which you plan your graduate study. Be sure that the foreign school has a comparable bachelor’s degree.
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Be the best teaching assistant you can be Teaching assistantships offer graduate students two things they desperately need: income and experience. Competition for them has increased in recent years, so anyone wishing to earn and retain these coveted positions needs to fill them well. First, be dependable.
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It seems like a statement of rather obvious fact that technology plays a greater role in the life of today's graduate student than it ever has in the past. And, in fact, it is obvious. But sometimes it's easy to overlook all the ways in which today's technology can make the grad school experience not only easier and better, but also richer and more edifying in ways you may not have thought of before.
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