Ashley Sutphin Watkins
Articles by Ashley Sutphin Watkins:
Graduate school provides an advanced degree in a specific profession or field of study following the completion of an undergraduate program. Students may struggle with paying for graduate school, but funding options are available, including grants, scholarships, working for a university, and both federal and private student loans.
The Grad PLUS Loan is a federal education loan for graduate students. The Grad PLUS Loan is also available to students who are going to attend professional school. The interest rate for this loan is fixed, and the borrower’s credit history is a factor in eligibility.
Note about changes due to COVID-19: There have been changes to the federal student loan program as a part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) that passed in Congress on March 27, 2020, to help those affected by the Coronavirus. Until June 30, 2023, borrowers have the option to suspend payments […]