swc65 wrote:Dtackpat75 wrote:Still wondering about this whole loan process. Is columbia going to be a direct lender only for Perkins/Stafford loans or for Grad Plus loans as well? If anybody can shed some light it would be appreciated. If not, it may be time to give the financial aid office a call.
It will be direct lender for all federal student loans including the GradPlus loans. You will still be able to get private loans, but they will not be federally backed.
Thanks for the info. Do you know when we are supposed to be filling out paperwork and the such for all of this stuff?