Reyna Gobel

Reyna Gobel

Reyna Gobel, M.B.A. and M.J., is a journalist, author, and educator who's been quoted by Money Magazine, Real Simple, and The Washington Post, where Michelle Singletary chose the first and 2nd editions of "CliffsNotes Graduation Debt" and “CliffsNotes Parents’ Guide to Paying for College and Repaying Student Loans” as financial book of the month.

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How to get help from the financial aid office

One thing I hear over and over again from college financial aid directors is they can’t help students researching school...

Seven Questions Seniors Should Ask Their High School Counselors

Senior year isn’t too late for choosing a college, finding career direction, or choosing a major. It’s the perfect time ...

How to Avoid Costly FAFSA Mistakes

Filling out the FAFSA, the federal form for requesting financial aid, is one of the single most important things your fa...

How Students Write Successful Essay for College Admissions and Scholarships

Writing a successful essay for scholarships and college admissions isn’t up to luck. It’s a combination of good research...

SAT or ACT Test Prep on a Budget

My heart breaks a bit more every time I see a story or parent comment about not having the same privileges rich families...

How Income-Driven Repayment Plans Work

Student loan payments based on income seem like the answer for students worried about taking on too much student loan de...

5 On Campus Offices Your Child Should Visit on any College Tour

College tours often skip important offices: student money management, career services and academic department offices. 

Comparing Private Student Loan Options

Choosing among private student loans involves a variety of factors: getting the lowest interest rates, whether you want ...

How Public Service Loan Forgiveness Affects Future Borrowing

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is a program by the federal government where after 10 years of on-time payments w...

4 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score, Fast

When you’re applying for private student loans in the next few weeks, there are several ways you can boost your credit s...

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