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Understanding international student loans

October 4th, 2023 by International Student Loan
Understanding international student loans

Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience, but it often comes with a hefty price tag. International students may find themselves exploring various funding options to finance their education. One such option is international student loans. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the world of international student loans, from understanding the types and eligibility…

Loan for international students without cosigner

January 18th, 2022 by Sagnik Santra
Loan for international students without cosigner

To pursue your favorite subject in an international college can be expensive. The tuition fees and the living costs are not the only things you need to deal with. There can be other costs like transportation, study materials, accommodation and many more. That is why you may need to take out a student loan to…

In School Student Loan Deferment

September 24th, 2021 by International Student Loan
In School Student Loan Deferment

In today’s world where student loans are the norm, especially for international students, it is increasingly important to be aware of how you can defer your payments while still in school. This article will take a look at what exactly student loan deferment is, how it works and how to request to defer your student…

Repayment for International Student Loans

May 16th, 2021 by International Student Loan
Repayment for International Student Loans

So much of life is made up of the choices you make and loan repayment is no different. Making the right choice when you take out your loan makes a big difference when you have to make those repayments. Knowledge is power and the more you know about these choices the better prepared you will…

Understanding Your International Student Loan

October 30th, 2020 by International Student Loan
Understanding Your International Student Loan

You’ve researched the total cost of attendance, done all your calculations and budgeting, you’ve applied for as much financial aid as you can from your school, and you’ve even been awarded a scholarship – but what if you’re still not sure if you can cover all of your costs? Well, the good news is that…

5 Myths About Student Loans

January 3rd, 2019 by Felicity Bradstock
5 Myths About Student Loans

Most students hear the myths about student loans before even attending college. Others simply don’t understand whether a student loan is right for them. This article will debunk some of the major myths surrounding student loans and help students choose the path that’s right for them.  If you don’t have the family finances, you can’t…

How To Pay Back Your Student Loans

November 1st, 2016 by Lette Berhe
How To Pay Back Your Student Loans

November and December are usually the months when most people´s grace periods on their student loans are coming to an end. As you begin to organize your finances once more, it is important to determine the best way to pay back your loans and how to do it making on-time monthly payments. Most loan providers…

How to Compare Student Loan Options

September 25th, 2016 by Lette Berhe
How to Compare Student Loan Options

Have you already checked out our International Student Loan Comparison Tool, but realized that you weren’t exactly sure how to compare the results given? Deciding which loan is the right one for you can feel a little overwhelming, but here is a cheat sheet on how to compare your different loan options and choose the…

The ABC’s of Applying for a Student Loan

September 5th, 2016 by Lette Berhe

Now that you have chosen what university will be your home for the next 4 years, you can start the student loan application process. It may seem intimidating, but here’s a guide to help you get an idea of what you have to do and how to do it. Financial Aid & Cost of Attendance…

Applying for a Loan: The Ins and Outs

August 5th, 2016 by Lette Berhe
Applying for a Loan: The Ins and Outs

If this is the first time you are applying for a loan, the process may be intimidating. However, beginning the process with some background knowledge will not only help you feel more comfortable, but potentially speed up the process. Whether you are applying for a study abroad loan or international student loan, here are 3…

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