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Financial aid for finishing my degree after defaulting

I defaulted on my school loans in the past from being laid off so I haven't been able to make the payments from when I took a break. I want to go back and finish school, but would I be able to get FA even though I defaulted on the other loans? I know after 6 months of completing school or dropping out you have to start paying so if I go back will that make my loans I defaulted on just go onto to everything else and after I finish I start paying it all back.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:23 PM on Jan. 21, 2010 in

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  • You have to have your defaulted loans back in good standing before you can get more financial aide.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 2:35 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • I don't know why people default on student loans, there are 100's of deferrment options to stop your payments for years at a time. You may or may not get more financial aid. If the loan was a federal loan, you may not. You would have to call a financial aid office to know for sure.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 4:41 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • You can look for scholarships here: www.fastweb.com

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:58 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

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