Nitro Knowledge. Your Guide to Paying for College.

 Dying for student loan debt relief? Sure, you can put those loans in deferment or forbearance, but both of those options have major drawbacks.

It’s way better just to get your loan forgiven or have someone else pay it off for you. And if you're interested in that (because who isn't?), you've come to the right place. Get ready—this is the largest guide to student loan debt relief we've ever assembled.

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No academic degree takes longer to earn—or is more expensive to pay off—than a medical degree. The average medical school student now graduates with $192,000 in student loan debt, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges.

So if you’re feeling overwhelmed by your student loans, you’re not alone. 

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As you make plans for your New Year’s celebration, take a moment to think about what comes after the dinners, the parties, and the hangover.

On January 2nd, life will resume—and that means getting out of the holiday bubble and facing your finances. But that doesn’t have to be overwhelming or a downer. You just need a game plan. 

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The halls are decked, the chestnuts are roasted, and the weather outside is frightful—though not quite as frightful as your student loan bill. 

Even if you’ve taken our advice and lowered your student loan payments, you still can’t throw your budget out the window for the month of December. 

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It’s that time of the month again: yep, the day when you grit your teeth and check your bank balance. Will there be enough left to make ends meet after you make your student loan payments? 

Whether you’re paying off private or federal loans, there are several options that could improve your financial outlook. In fact, you might be able to pay less on your student loans each month—and end up with more for things like groceries or a vacation. 

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One of the worst feelings is checking your bank account and realizing there’s not enough money to cover your student loan payment.

If this is something that has happened to you, you should know that there are options other than defaulting on your loan. In fact, there are several options that can even help you lower your monthly payments

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