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6 PLUS Loan Alternatives to Help Pay for College

With the restrictions on the PLUS Loan now tighter than ever, JETmag.com finds five alternatives to the loan and includes ways students can help pay them off.
With the restrictions on the PLUS Loan now tighter than ever, JETmag.com finds five alternatives to the loan and includes ways students can help pay them off.

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By// Mariah Craddick

In the April 29th issue of JET magazine on stands now, we learn that a policy change to the popular PLUS Loan for college students made it even more difficult for minorities to afford tuition. While the Dept. of Education spokesman Daren Briscoe said that those previously enrolled with the program’s assistance can appeal if they were denied, many students are looking for other options altogether.

JETmag.com is here to help out. We found five alternatives to the PLUS Loan and even included some ways to help pay them off.

Click through for the first alternate option:

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