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Age 25. Huge college debt. Can't land a better job. What should I do?

I have $40,000+ in debt, a bachelors degree in criminal justice, an EMT-B license, a basic computer tech certificate, 4 years of customer service experience as a banquet server, a bad driving history, and one misdemeanor - how can I find a better job than being a banquet server? What can I do to be competitive? Should I attend police academy or not? What are my options - what can I do to improve my life? [more inside]
posted by usersname on Nov 9, 2013 - 49 answers

Semester bill part II

I went to academic advisement around the time when I made this post. [more inside]
posted by antgly on Aug 26, 2013 - 16 answers

Help with finances during intensive college program

I've been accepted to the program of my dreams, but I'm not allowed to hold a job while in attendance, and my EFC is higher than my family can afford, so my school-determined need is too low for me to even support myself with loans. Are there any options I'm missing? [more inside]
posted by orchidgenes on Aug 4, 2013 - 17 answers

Can or should I go back to college?

I'm in my 30s. Can/should I go back to college? What about student loan debt? [more inside]
posted by IndigoRain on Jul 17, 2012 - 25 answers

Up the creek without a paddle!

Was lied to by my school about my degree-- required to commute--got a (not so random) grant from my college for transportation costs. Then I received a not-so-nice e-mail about my financial aid. How to proceed through these murky waters and still make it out ahead? (Rather long) details behind the cut. [more inside]
posted by camylanded on Jul 13, 2012 - 10 answers

Not sure how I'm going to get to school, please help.

I need to find student loans in order to go back to college in September, but my parents have terrible credit and I can't find an alternative cosigner. I don't know what to do. [more inside]
posted by JimBennett on Jul 11, 2011 - 10 answers

26 year old college graduate looking for first job

I am 26 years old and just graduated from college with a B.A. in Anthropology. I am looking for my first job. [more inside]
posted by pamela123 on May 28, 2010 - 27 answers

How can a college student make $30K a year to pay student loans while attending school?

Trying to pay for the college of my dreams: Are there any legitimate part-time jobs (hopefully on the internet) that a college student could do to make $30,000 per year? [more inside]
posted by melancholyplay on May 28, 2010 - 73 answers

Ik heb... financialaidie?

NetherlandsFilter: As a Dutch citizen, am I eligible for financial aid for school in the United States? [more inside]
posted by zvs on Sep 10, 2009 - 2 answers

Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go? [more inside]
posted by semp on Jul 28, 2009 - 19 answers

Going back to school: how do I make it happen financially?

I'm trying to go back to school. I have bad credit, some unpaid debt, and cannot afford any classes without help... Help! [more inside]
posted by itsacover on Jul 10, 2009 - 9 answers

Paying for school

I have a pretty big tuition bill, even after Stafford and Perkins loans are applied. Can't pay it in cash. Should I take out another loan or take money out of the mutual funds? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 1, 2009 - 6 answers

What lender should I pick for my student loans?

Which lender should I use for my government student loans? [more inside]
posted by amalgamator on Apr 16, 2009 - 9 answers

How to dig my money(less?) hole deeper?

How do I get a loan, as a student? [more inside]
posted by Marinara on Dec 4, 2008 - 5 answers

I wantz to bez a nurze. But I can has $$ from Prezident Catz?

I have some student loan questions [more inside]
posted by sully75 on Oct 23, 2008 - 6 answers

Help me understand how to pay for my education.

Please tell me, using layman's terms whenever possibly, everything you know about student loans. (backstory inside) [more inside]
posted by Quidam on Aug 12, 2007 - 13 answers

Finding a way out of a tangled web of financial aid

I've reached the end of the road for graduate school loans. [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Jun 5, 2007 - 7 answers

Paying for graduate school

Help me figure out the best way to finance graduate school abroad. [more inside]
posted by dead_ on May 10, 2007 - 4 answers

Learning is EXPENSIVE!

StudentLoanHellFilter: No more sub or unsub fed loans. No help from FAFSA. Are we doomed to pay back student loans for the rest of our lives? [more inside]
posted by CwgrlUp on May 9, 2007 - 38 answers

Cosigning for a student loan

CreditFilter: Does co-signing for my student loans affect my parents' credit? [more inside]
posted by charmston on Jul 1, 2006 - 9 answers

I'm no Rodney Dangerfield...

I want to quit my job and go to school. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2005 - 14 answers

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