Managing Student Loan Debt

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

Here are a few ways to manage student loan debt with online tools.

Federal Student Aid 

This website can answer almost all questions about federal student loans and it has a lot of useful resources, like this debt calculator. There is also a page for virtual aid counseling

FinAid Calculators 

You can find a list of calculators to plan your entire college experience from cost of the school to expected payment plan for loans.

College Navigator 

This website will help you find the right college for you. You can search schools by degree, type of institution, location and many other options. Once you get to a college's page, you can look at more detailed facts such as the cost of the school and demographic statistics of the current enrolled students.

College Student Resources on Twitter

@CollegeHelp101 

Tweets: 1,796
Followers: 3,794
Sample Tweet: “4 Benefits of Choosing a College Close to Home http://p.ost.im/p/dF7yXr”

 

@ZcollegeLife 

Tweets: 3,103
Followers: 2,630
Sample Tweet: “Tech nerd? You picked the right time to enter #college b/c your degree didn't exist 10 years ago. - http://on.mash.to/TC8jk1 via@mashable”

 

@FAFSA 

Tweets: 1,059
Followers: 8,532
Sample Tweet: “Received your aid offer? Unsure which #financialaid to accept? 5 tips to help you choose: http://1.usa.gov/PfC9YV”

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