TrailGuide: Life After High School

Question #4 How do you find the money to pay for college?

Check for Federal Loans

Loans are:
  • Borrowed money you must repay with interest.
  • Available to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Some of the Loan programs are as follows:
    Federal Perkins Loan: $4000 undergraduate; $6000 graduate.
    Loan must be repaid, usually at 5 percent.

    Stafford Loan -- Range from $2625 to $8500; Must be repaid.

    For further information, download Federal Student Aid At A Glance (PDF)








    FAFSA
    Checklist
    How To
    Federal Grants
    Pell Grant
    FSEOG
    Work Study
    Loan Programs
    Scholarships
    Local
    Native
    National
    Other
    Private
    Military
    Applying to Academies
    Academies
    Resources
    Savings/Mutual Funds



    Scholarships & Grants
    Navigating the FAFSA
    Career/Job Links

       Forms:
    Budget Worksheet
    Personal Academic Survey
    Junior Questionnaire
    Senior Questionnaire
    Overview Checklist
    Investigate Careers
    Personal Form (for letters)
    FAFSA Checklist

       Sample Letters:
    Letters to Colleges
    Request Recommendation Letters

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