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  • 6 Ways to Save Tuition Money before Beginning Law School
    With less options toward relief for today’s law students as opposed to other tuition relief programs universities give their students in other majors, particularly their undergrads, law school students have been left to fend for themselves when it comes to tuition costs.
  • Funding Your Legal Education
    From merit and need-based scholarships to the variety of federal and private loans, this article explores the variety of options law students may employ to fund their legal education.
  • Law School FAFSA Code Mega-List
    Applying for need-based aid and filling out your FAFSA form? Consult the TLS FAFSA mega-list to avoid having to track down each school's unique FAFSA code.
  • Income-Based Repayment (IBR): An Explanation
    The recently approved federal Income Based Repayment (IBR) plan may revolutionize student borrowing for educational purposes. What is this plan, though, and how does it work?
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF): An Explanation
    In addition to IBR, federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) can make it possible for students with public interest ambitions to follow their (low-paying) dreams without carrying a lifetime of student debt.

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