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Careers & Post-Graduation Planning: Life after college

Resources for learning more about careers and other next steps for Castleton University students

"Life Architecture" resources

About paying student loans

About paying back student loans

The Top 10 Student Loan Tips for Recent Graduates from The Institute for College Access & Success

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offers a tool that provides information and advice for optimizing how you pay off your student loans based on the loans you have. offers a repayment estimator to figure out which repayment plan might be best for you based on your annual income, your remaining loan balance, and your interest rate. 

Learn about options for loan forgiveness, discharge or cancellation due to your job, disability, or other circumstances. From the U.S. Dept. of Ed.

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Some books about life after college

Books about your first year as a...