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The Growing Trend of Gen Z Choosing Trade Schools Over Universities

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In recent years, there’s been a high rise in students opting for trade schools instead of four-year colleges. Driven by Generation Z, this trend challenges the notion that success requires a university degree. With practical, hands-on training, lower costs, and quicker entry into the workforce, trade schools are becoming an appealing alternative. This shift reflects changing job market demands and rising tuition costs, offering a flexible path to success. Continue reading to learn more!

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The Ultimate Guide to Forbearance for Student Loans

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What would you do if you lost your job and had no source of income to make your student loan payments? If you’d be totally lost as to what to do, you’re in the right place to learn about your options.

We covered what deferment is in our last blog; now, let’s talk about forbearance. What sets forbearance apart from deferment? We’ll break down what it entails, who qualifies for it, and how it can help borrowers manage their loans.

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Put a Pause on Payments with Deferment

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Are you or your students ready to take control of their student loan finances? We’re breaking down what deferment entails, who qualifies for it, and how it can help borrowers manage their loans. Discovering the power of deferment isn’t just about easing the pressure of student loan repayment—it’s about reclaiming financial freedom.

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Exit Counseling for Student Loans

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Transitioning from student to graduate? Don’t overlook exit counseling for federal student loans! Get vital guidance on managing post-graduation loans, repayment options, and more.

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Entrance Counseling for Student Loans

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Essential for students seeking loan aid, entrance counseling ensures financial preparedness, reduces defaults, and secures your educational future. Discover who needs it and understand its significance for schools.

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NEW A-Z Financial Aid Acronym Page

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Explore our new Financial Aid Acronym page for a quick reference to essential acronyms from A to Z. Easily navigate and print for convenience.

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What is Gainful Employment?

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Gainful Employment is a hot topic in the financial aid world! So how does it affect your school and students? What are some of the challenges it comes with? Let’s dive in and learn more about gainful employment!

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FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

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It is finally time to fill out the 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Help your students receive the most accurate benefits by following our advice to make the process smoother.

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Best Practices Against Cybercriminals in Higher Education

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From Multi-Factor Authentication to strict access controls, follow these measures to ensure a robust defense against cybercriminals. Stay vigilant both at work and in your personal activities to safeguard against potential risks.

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The SAVE Repayment Plan Explained

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October 1st marked the return of student loan payments, prompting a flurry of students in search of their ideal repayment plan.

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