Each graduating student who has borrowed federal and/or private loans is required to have an Exit Interview with a Financial Aid representative. These Exit Interviews take place during the spring of your 3L year.  If you have not yet attended one of our institutionally, federally, and ABA mandated Exit Interview sessions, please review the schedule below and attend a session!

Exit Interview Dates and Deadlines

pink calendarBelow is the schedule for Exit Interviews.  Each student MUST bring their laptop and domestic students must also bring their FAFSA pin. No need to sign up to attend – just show up (on time!).  Seating is first come first serve.  At each session, we will welcome as [...]

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Locating Your Borrowing History

question-markHow do I know what loans I have and who I’m supposed to repay?

There are four resources for you:

  1. Your HLS Borrowing Summary Sheet (need Harvard email login) – This data will only be available until June 30, 2015.  You may want to save a [...]

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Understanding Your Loans

bulbYou’ll need to know some basic loan terminology before you can begin to fully understand your student loan repayment terms.  Once you review these terms, you’ll see the general loan guidelines and repayment details listed in summary form below.  You should always refer to [...]

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Repaying Your Student Loans

checklistKnowing the logistical details involved in repaying your loans will be the key to successfully transitioning from borrowing to repayment.

This section reviews some important details regarding your loans and tips for success:

  • Remember your grace periods
  • Monthly statements: online, voucher or monthly paper bill
  • What will [...]
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Borrower Benefits and Options

arrowsYour federal loans come with some built in benefits.  You should not be shy about using them in time of need. This section will review the following:

  • Loan deferment
  • Loan forbearance
  • Loan consolidation
  • Dispute and problem resolution services

 Loan Deferment

Federal loan deferment is used in [...]

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What Every Graduate Should Know About LIPP!

Help-buttonWe urge all students to become familiar with the LIPP program. While many students know at graduation that they want to apply for LIPP and enter the program in the year they graduate, many alumni contact us several years after graduation to apply for LIPP. These are generally [...]

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