is hosting free webinars on student loans and financial aid. We want to help you make informed decisions on borrowing student loans, pursuing student loan forgiveness and managing student loan debt.

In addition to expert information, we also take time each webinar to answer questions from participants. Check out our upcoming webinars below and sign up now.

Student Loans 101 – Borrowing

July 8, Wednesday, 12PM EST

Description: We know the student loans process can be stressful and overwhelming, so come get your questions answered by student loan expert, Mark Kantrowitz! Mark will discuss key terms, which options are available, and how to choose between lenders and loan types.


Student Loans 101 -Repaying

July 16, Thursday, 3PM EST 

Description: Student loan expert, Mark Kantrowitz, discusses repayment options, deferments and forbearances, and gives pro-tips on how to minimize interest and the total amount you’re paying.


Student Loans 101 – Overcoming Challenges during Repayment

July 22, Wednesday, 1PM EST

Description: Whether it’s too high of a total debt load or overwhelming monthly payments, register now to get some tips from student loan expert, Mark Kantrowitz.


Student Loans 101 – How much should I borrow?

July 28, Tuesday, 2PM EST

Description: School year is about to start, and you’re probably wondering how much student loan debt is too much. Register now to get Mark Kantrowitz’s take!


Student Loan Refinancing 101

August 3, Monday, 3PM EST

Description: Student loan expert Mark Kantrowitz describes how refinancing works, when to do it, and which options are available to you.


Student Loan Forgiveness 101

August 12, Wednesday, 4PM EST

Description: Join us as student loan expert Mark Kantrowitz runs through forgiveness options for student loans and what is needed to qualify for each of them.


Check Out Past Webinars Now

Student Loans & Coronavirus

Appealing for more Financial Aid

Student Loans 101 (Borrowing)

Student Loans 101 (Repaying)

About the Speaker

Mark Kantrowitz is Publisher and VP of Research for, the most popular guide to saving and paying for college. Mark is an expert on student financial aid, 529 plans, the FAFSA, scholarships and student loans. His mission is to deliver practical information, advice and tools to students and their families so they can make smarter, more informed decisions about planning and paying for college.

Mr. Kantrowitz has been quoted in more than 10,000 newspaper and magazine articles about college admissions and financial aid. Mark has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Reuters, MarketWatch, Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine, Forbes, Newsweek and Time Magazine.

Mark is the author of five bestselling books about scholarships and financial aid and holds seven patents. His most recent book is How to Appeal for More College Financial Aid.

Mark serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Student Financial Aid, the editorial advisory board of Bottom Line/Personal, and is a member of the board of trustees of the Center for Excellence in Education.

Mark has two Bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and philosophy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master’s degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).