Ed Award Stories

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Trent

Who's Trent?

Trent has always wanted to be a public school teacher, but he's not sure he can afford to make student loan payments on a teacher's salary. Or can he?

A VISTA, Trent has always wanted to be a public school teacher, but with a humongous debt from his undergraduate years, he's not sure he can afford to make student loan payments on a teacher's salary. Or can he? Trent's transcript (PDF)

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Lee

Who's Lee?

Lee wants to go to law school. How can he use the award to pay for his education?

A VISTA, Lee would like to become an environmental lawyer but isn't sure he can afford law school. Does he have options that can turn his dream into reality? Lee's transcript (PDF)

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Dolores

Who's Dolores?

Dolores wants to use her award to help pay for her granddaughter’s education.

Dolores didn't need the Education Award when she signed up for AmeriCorps. Now that she has one, what can she do with it? Can she give it to her granddaughter? Dolores's transcript (PDF)

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Jade

Who's Jade

Jade wants to find out how to pay off her loans as soon as possible.

An AmeriCorps alum, Jade wants to pay as little as possible to get out of student loan debt. Can her Education Award make a difference? Jade's transcript (PDF)

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Marc

Who's Marc?

Marc isn’t ready to go to college. He wants to find out what other options he has.

People have called Marc a free spirit. He's not sure yet what he wants to do with his award. When he takes the notion, what are his options?

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Marvin

Who's Marvin?

Marvin wants to make the best use of his award for school. Marvin is looking for a school that takes the award or even matches it. Marvin wants to avoid losing any aid. Marvin finds out he gets better financial aid than his kid brother.

A two-year AmeriCorps member, Marvin will be the first member of his family to go to college. He knows he will use his Education Award funds to pay for school. What are the things he should consider? Marvin's transcript (PDF)

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