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    Terry
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    Hey All,

    My wife just got accepted to nursing school. She starts in 3 weeks. I

    need to obtain a student loan in that short amount of time. Does

    anyone have any experience with student loans and can help me getting

    a quick loan to cover the amount???







    Terry








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    Lucy Anderson
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    Experience with student loans = DON'T.



    Run, far, far, far away. We have over $50K of student loan debt staring at

    us and it hurts. It is like a heavy weight hanging over life and it won't

    go away. It is not worth it - pay cash.



    On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Terry <loughrantm@yahoo.com> wrote:



    > Hey All,

    > My wife just got accepted to nursing school.






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    Bobi Hembd
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    From experience you will not get anything that quick. Go to the school web

    site click on the financial aid get it filled out asap.

    Bobi



    -----Original Message-----

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    Hey All,

    My wife just got accepted to nursing school. She starts in 3 weeks.






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    Rhonda Bates
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    I don&#39;t know how to get them quickly because mine took awhile, but congratulations on getting into nursing school. I have heard that it is quite an accomplishment. I went to college to become a teacher and I don&#39;t regret one day. I love my job.

    Rhonda in TX


    On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 3:00 PM, Terry <loughrantm@yahoo.com> wrote:








    Hey All,
    My wife just got accepted to nursing school. She starts in 3 weeks. I
    need to obtain a student loan in that short amount of time. Does
    anyone have any experience with student loans and can help me getting

    a quick loan to cover the amount???

    Terry






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    Rustey
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    Always fill out the www.FAFSA.gov form for financial aid.

    ~ Rustey



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    Behalf Of Bobi Hembd

    Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2008 7:04 PM

    To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com

    Subject: RE: Budget101.com : Student Loans



    From experience you will not get anything that quick. Go to the school web

    site click on the financial aid get it filled out asap.

    Bobi



    -----Original Message-----

    From: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com

    Subject: Budget101.com : Student Loans



    Hey All,

    My wife just got accepted to nursing school. She starts in 3 weeks.



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    unc_phd
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    Many people do not have the option to pay cash for school and as long

    as you get your loan thru a reputable bank/lender you will be fine.

    Pay attention to the repayment terms but in my experience they are more

    than fair. Student loans, though they will show on your credit report,

    will not negatively effect your credit rating if they are in

    deferrment. You normally do not have to pay anything until 6 months

    after you graduate and even then you can stretch out repayment over a

    very lenghthy amount of time if necessary.

    If you can get a Stafford Loan (thru federal aid) then your interest

    rate will be determined and regulated by the government and some

    stafford loans I think will even cover the interest (depending on your

    ioncome).





    **Also check with your church. Many denominations have scholarships

    and loans through the national headquarters. I received a large

    scholarship and a loan through the Presbyterian Church (USA).



    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "Lucy Anderson" <lucy.fortin@...>

    wrote:

    >

    > Experience with student loans = DON'T.

    >

    > Run, far, far, far away. We have over $50K of student loan debt

    staring at

    > us and it hurts. It is like a heavy weight hanging over life and it

    won't

    > go away. It is not worth it - pay cash.

    >

    > On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Terry <loughrantm@...> wrote:

    >

    > > Hey All,

    > > My wife just got accepted to nursing school.

    >










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    Ann Garner
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    At 05:10 PM 7/10/2008, you wrote:

    >Experience with student loans = DON'T.

    My experience with student loans: go with grants and scholarships

    as much as you can, then use loans for whatever else. I went to the

    school guidance councilor and received lots of information of free

    financial aid, and did receive several things from the

    government. My sister and her daughter filled out a lot of

    scholarship forms, especially the ones done by businesses. My niece

    didn't have to pay anything for her college, or room and board there.



    The student loans are a low interest loan, or they were when I got

    mine. If you don't expect the loan to pay for everything, you won't

    owe enough to be a second mortgage when you get your degree.



    Ann in Arkansas










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    Tressa Watts
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    True...go for financial aid first....but once you get to the upper degrees..MDs,

    PharmD etc you cannot get financial aid/grants And when you are an intern there

    is no way to work ALSO and go to school so student loans are the only way to

    accomplish your goals unless your parents are rich. My best friend was a single

    parent and attended college for 8 years to achieve her PharmD. Her income is

    nice now but she had 1200 a month student loan payemnts because her income she

    doesnt get the lower interest rates. Thankfully she gets a loan forgiveness by

    working at a Low income at need Critical access Hospital and gets the HUGE

    re-payment of $25,000 a year for 4 years.

    Tressa







    To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.comFrom: mystique@cei.netDate: Fri, 11 Jul 2008

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