Alternative loans typically originate from private vendors. An exception to this is the Grad Plus loan, which is funded by the government. Private loans and the Grad PLUS require a credit check. Federal Stafford loans, work study and scholarships are preferable over borrowing alternative student loans, although they are nevertheless a good resource to help finance your education.
Grad Plus Loans - Learn more about this federal education funding option at Seattle University School of Law.
Private Loans - Learn more about these private funding options while in law school.
Private/Alternative Loans: Get Answers - This PDF document gives you the criteria you need to compare different lenders and products as you shop for a private education loan.
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