Extra Credit

Are you planning for college, in college, or graduated from college? Our Extra Credit blog shares helpful tips and strategies to succesfully navigate these seasons of life! Check out our most recent posts below.

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FREE Webinar on Finding Scholarships

Paying for college is likely one of the biggest expenses you will face in life. It’s important to take advantage of low-cost or free options for paying your tuition bill, and scholarships are one of the best ways to get free money for college! In this webinar, you’ll learn essential tips for researching and applying for scholarships, as well as how to best use scholarships to pay for your degree. ​ Read More

 

Share Your Student Lending Story

If you've used a Student Choice loan from your credit union to help pay for higher education, Credit Union Student Choice wants to hear from you! Tell us how your college education and credit union student lending experience have positively impacted your life, and you could receive a $50 Amazon gift card if we choose to display your story. Read More

 

Completing the FAFSA for More Than One Child

If you have more than one child attending college, you'll want to make the most of any financial aid available to you by completing the FAFSA for each student. Learn more from the U.S. Department of Education about completing the FAFSA for more than one child. Read More

 

FAFSA Webinar Recording Now Available

If you missed our recent webinar about completing the FAFSA, don't worry! It's now available to view on demand. Read More

 

FREE Webinar on Completing the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is one of the most important pieces of the financial aid puzzle for college students and their families. In this webinar, you will learn how to prepare for and complete the FAFSA, as well as what to expect after completing the FAFSA. Read More

 

What Can Your Financial Aid Office Do For You?

Figuring out how you'll pay for college can be complicated, but your financial aid office can help! Read More

 

Making a "Major" Decision

If you're headed to college and are unsure of what major and degree you should pursue, we have some tips to help! Read More

 

Your Credit Score - What It Is and Why It Matters

You’ve probably heard the phrase “credit score,” but you might not know what it is or why it’s important. Here’s a quick overview. Read More

 

FREE Webinar - Understanding Student Loans

When scholarships and grants aren't enough to cover the costs of attending college, it may be necessary to seek out student loans. During this webinar, Student Choice's College Access Counselor will share information about Federal and private student loans, interest rates and terms, how to apply, and how to track your loans. Read More

 

Financial Aid for Non-Traditional Students

College financial aid isn't only for students just exiting high school. There are plenty of options available to help non-traditional students foot the bill for college as well. Read More

 
 
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Find a Credit Union & Apply

Student Choice lending solutions are available from nearly 250 credit unions nationwide. Use our search tool to find a credit union near where you live or attend school, or click here to view our entire list of participating credit unions by state.

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