Can I Get Student Loans (to Go To Nursing School) When I Have Extrermely Bad Credit And Only A Part Time Job?

Ok here is the deal. I am a 26 year old who has recently decided that I want to go back to school for nursing. I live in Memphis, TN and we have a nursing school that will pay for your student loans but I have to figure out how and if I can even get a student loan. When I was young, dumb, and stupid I made some mistakes and now I have bad credit (really bad). Also I really have … [Read more...]

National Guard Student Loan Repayment?

My husband is seriously considering the Louisiana National Guard. He is 27 years old and just finished college with an associate's degree in applied science (He is a licensed practical nurse) and has previous experience as an EMT also. His main focus is the now $50,000 in student loan repayment the guard is offering (he has $43,000 in loans!). We meet all eligibility … [Read more...]

Are There Any Student Loans For Nursing You Don’t Have To Pay Back?

I heard that if you are willing to work in a critical shortage area for a couple of years that your nursing student loans would be forgiven. Is this true? Also, are there any scholorships for nursing (Associates Degree) that can be awarded to people that are from out of state? I will be moving to Florida in a week and won't actually be considered a resident for 1 year. … [Read more...]

What does it mean when my student loans have a zero balance due to a claim?

My student loans are through NelNet and I received a letter from NelNet instructing me to stop making payments. The reason they give is that my student loan account has been paid by a claim and now has a zero balance. I have had student loans since 1995; but I also have filed bankruptcy. What does all this mean? What claim paid my loans off? Did I or someone else get sued … [Read more...]