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A Walk Down College Ave with Kathy W.

July 6, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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A Walk Down College Ave is an interview series with successful individuals to gather insights and advice for students and young professionals to help them on their own path to success.

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Photo of a walkway going through a park with the text saying - a walk down College Ave with Kathy W.

How the Private Student Loan Process Works

June 30, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Many students need student loans to finance their education. Learn about the steps in the process so you can make better financial decisions instead of being overwhelmed with confusion.

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Federal vs. Private Loans: What’s the Difference?

June 10, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
Federal versus Private student loans

There are two types of student loans: federal student loans and private student loans. If you’re planning to borrow to pay for college, it’s important to know the difference between the two.

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Federal versus Private student loans

How to Reduce the Cost of Your Student Loan

June 10, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
How to reduce the cost of your student loan

Borrowing to pay for college? There are things you can do to save money on your student loan. Check out these four tips to reduce the cost of your student loan and see the impact they have with an example loan scenario.

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How to reduce the cost of your student loan

How to Find a Cosigner

June 7, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Most people applying for a private student loan need a cosigner. Learn what a cosigner is, why you need one, who makes a good cosigner, and how to ask a cosigner.

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A Walk Down College Ave with David Zilberman

May 17, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
Photo of a walkway going through a park with the text saying - a walk down College Ave with David Zilberman

A Walk Down College Ave is an interview series with successful individuals to gather insights and advice for students and young professionals to help them on their own path to success.

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Photo of a walkway going through a park with the text saying - a walk down College Ave with David Zilberman

Spring Sweepstakes from College Ave

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Check out the My Perfect Fit and My Perfect Picture sweepstakes for a chance to win fun prizes.

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Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

April 13, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Your credit score can constantly change. Here are some of the best ways to improve your credit score, along with tips to help maintain a good credit score once you have one.

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Understanding My Credit Score

March 30, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
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Credit scores play an important role in the student loan process, but do you know how your score is calculated? Learn the different components of your credit score and find out which ones have a bigger impact.

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What is a Credit Score?

March 10, 2016 | College Ave Student Loans
What is a credit score?

Learn what a credit score is, how credit scores like the FICO score are used, and how a student's credit score affects the student loan process.

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What is a credit score?