Best way to get a student loan?

Question:This coming semester im going to have to take out a pretty decent sized student loan to cover my costs of living. What is the best way i should go about this and what types of things do i need to look into before deciding what is the best situation for me?

Answers:
Here are the steps you need to take:

1) Fill out the FAFSA. This will determine if you are eligible for financial aid. Go here:
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

2) Once you are eligible for aid, choose a government-based student loan. The best loan to get is a Federal Perkins Loan. These have low interest rates and the government will help you pay it back as long as you stay enrolled in school. You also don't need a cosigner or good credit for it. For more info go here:
http://www.studentfinancedomain.com/stud...

3) The next best loan to get is a Subsidized Stafford Loan. This has many of the same benefits as a Perkins Loan. Learn more here:
http://www.studentfinancedomain.com/stud...

4) You can also try to get a grant or scholarship, which is free money that you won't have to pay back. Look here:
http://www.fedmoney.org/
http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss...
http://www.freegovmoney.net/
http://www.educationplanner.com/educatio...
http://www.studentawards.com/
http://www.college-scholarships.com/...

Good luck!
FAFSA.COM
Go to http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/portalsweba... They will answer the question you have. Perkins and Federal Subsidized loans are good to look at on this website. Good luck!

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