Estimate the cost of a college education.
Find out how much you need to save every month so that you are financially prepared for college.
Get a ballpark estimate of your expected family contribution (EFC), an important factor in determining federal financial aid.
Compare financial aid award packages from various schools side by side.
Determine the monthly payments needed to pay off your student loans.
Estimate how much you can save by taking advantage of a bank's borrower benefit programs.
Find out how consolidating your loans may impact your repayment terms.
Get a sense for how valuable a college education really is by comparing earnings with and without a college degree.
Develop a budget of all your college living expenses.
Run through various scenarios to find out the impact on your GPA.
Find out whether your student loan debt will be manageable when you graduate.
Understand how capitalizing interest
(that means not paying interest) while in school can increase the cost of your student loan.
Learn more about the financial implications of prepaying your student loans.