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2016-2017 Federal Direct Interest Rates have been set. Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans for law students disbursed between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 will have a fixed interest rate of 5.31%. Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans disbursed during that same time frame will have a 6.31% interest rate.
Syracuse University Health Insurance Requirement: all full-time law students are required to have health insurance coverage in the 2016-2017 academic year. If you will be a new or returning student enrolling in the 2016-2017 academic year, and you have your own health insurance coverage, you will be provided with information on how to waive out of purchasing the university-sponsored plan prior to the beginning of the fall 2016 semester.
Bar Loans for May 2017 graduates: If you have exhausted your federal loan eligibility for the current academic year you may research and compare private educational loans, most often referred to as "Bar Study Loans" that are designed to help finance bar review courses, exam fees and deposits, and your living expenses after graduation while you study for the February Bar Exam. Compare interest rates, loan fees, and consider applying with a co-signer to help lower the cost of the loan.
Five Tips to Stretching Your Refund: If you are wondering how to stretch your refund or ways to save more money, check out our Five Tips to Stretching Your Refund to assist with the beginning of the semester.