"Paying for College" Phone Bank Resources

Over 300 calls were answered during our Paying for College phone bank with CBS 3 Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan. Team members from Clarifi and Community Legal Services spoke with callers about college costs and managing existing student loan debt.

Click here to see videos and pictures from our Paying for College phone bank.

Resources: Planning and Paying for College

Video: How Clarifi College Works
See Clarifi College's process in action.

How Much Debt is Too Much?
Click to view Clarifi College's debt calculator and see if your chosen career aligns with how much you may need to borrow.

College Planning Workshops
See Clarifi's College's upcoming workshops. "College Planning Made Clear" gives you an overview of the process of planning and paying for college. Attendees also get the chance to start their own College Action Plan.

Explore careers and schools.

Resources: Managing Existing Student Loan Debt

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
Determine what kind of student loan you have.

Manage your federal student loan and see options for repayment

Learn more about consolidating your Federal Direct loan.

Explore options for repaying your student loan. A project of the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC).

Clarifi's Student Loan Counseling
Explore repayment options for your student loans with a Clarifi counselor at no cost to you.

Community Legal Services
Speak with a legal professional about repayment options for your student loan.

Phone Bank Video and Pictures

Paying for College
Interview with Patty Hasson, Clarifi President

Avoiding Student Loan Default
Interview with Markita Morris-Louis, Vice President of Community Affairs for Clarifi

The Importance of College Planning
Interview with Chris Chaplin, College Planning Advisor for Clarifi College

Click here to view pictures from our phone bank on Clarifi's Facebook page.