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Are you an adult considering college?  Have you withdrawn from school or are you hoping to transfer to a new school?

Students who have withdrawn from school without completing a degree may find themselves in some difficulty. They may owe money on student loans, but not have the degree or diploma they need to find a career that will leave them the ability to pay the loans back.

If your first school wasn’t right for you, transferring to a different one may work better for you.  Consider the over 100 career options offered at Moraine Park

Wondering How to Pay For It?

If there are financial concerns keeping you from returning to school, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. Federal student aid can help you cover your education expenses. Whether you are enrolling in college for the first time or returning to school after a break, this application is key to determine your eligibility for any Federal or state grants, Federal Work Study, and the Federal Student Loan program.  Moraine Park’s school code for all three campuses is 005303.

Think you might need some help completing your FAFSA?  We have got you covered!   Visit one of our campuses on Friday, October 14 from 2-4 p.m. for a FAFSA Workshop.  No appointment necessary-just drop in and financial aid staff will help you complete your FAFSA.

What About My Student Loan Payments?

Many students may avoid re-enrolling because they’re worried about balancing new tuition charges and their old student loan payments. However, did you know that you don’t have to make your federal student loan payments if you’re enrolled in school at least half time? This is called in-school deferment.

In most cases, the College will do everything you need to have this postponement applied once you have started your classes and are enrolled at least half time (6 credits or more). But if you’re transferring or returning to school after some time off, double-check with your student loan servicer just to be certain.  Be sure to continue making your payments until you are certain the deferment has kicked in!

We can help you get started on your path to success!  We look forward to seeing you in October!

Julie Waldvogel-Leitner
Written by Julie Waldvogel-Leitner
Director of Admissions