Webinar: Understanding Student Loans

When: Thursday, April 18th, 2024 | 8:00pm EST

Navigating the financial aspects of college can be one of the most daunting parts of your education journey. With many students and families relying on financial aid to fund higher education, understanding the specifics of student loans is crucial. That’s why we’re excited to offer a timely webinar that will demystify the complexities of student loans and help you make informed decisions about your financial aid package.

Webinar Details

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024
Time: 8:00 PM ET
Title: Understanding Student Loans

Why This Webinar?

Accepting student loans is a significant decision that impacts not just your college years but potentially your financial well-being long after graduation. This webinar will help prospective college students and their families understand the different types of loans typically listed in financial aid award letters. Our goal is to provide clear, actionable information to help you assess when and if taking out student loans makes sense for your educational and financial goals.

What You Will Learn:

  • Types of Student Loans: Get an overview of federal and private student loans, including subsidized, unsubsidized, and PLUS loans.
  • Understanding Your Financial Aid Award: Learn how to read and interpret the details of your financial aid offer, focusing on the parts relevant to loans.
  • Making Informed Decisions: Tips on deciding how much to borrow based on your expected future earnings, the total cost of education, and other personal financial considerations.
  • Long-term Implications: Discuss the long-term impact of student loans on personal finances, including insights on repayment options and strategies to manage debt effectively.

Who Should Attend:

This webinar is ideal for African American high school seniors evaluating their college offers, parents who want guidance on managing the financial burden of college fees, and anyone who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of how student loans work. Financial advisors and school counselors looking for additional resources to support their students are encouraged to attend.

Join Us for an Enlightening Discussion:

As you prepare to make your final college decision and accept your financial aid package, equip yourself with the knowledge to navigate the financial decisions ahead. Please register now to join our expert-led discussion that could significantly alter how you approach college funding.

We look forward to helping you gain the confidence and understanding to tackle student loans and plan your financial future wisely.

Note: The GPS Program operates with rolling enrollment every Monday. If you submit your application now, we will process it for admission the following week as long as it is complete and accurate.


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