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A Graduate Student Burden

The biggest casualty in the debt ceiling compromise reached by President Obama and Congress represented the least bad option - a change that would make graduate students responsible for the interest that accrues on their loans while they’re in school. Starting in 2012-13, graduate students will only be eligible for federal unsubsidized loans.

Student Debt

Senate Budget Would Preserve Pell but Eliminate Subsidies During Grace Period

Under the proposed change, undergraduate borrowers would still have the six-month grace period before repayment begins, but they would be responsible for the interest that accrued during that time.

Five Myths About Student Debt

A student perspective on the facts (and fiction) of student loan debt.