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Current Law Students / Re: How to seach your own posts?
« on: August 10, 2009, 07:19:04 AM »
Do this, and then add additional search terms as needed.

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Working in public interest is not required in order to qualify for the federal IBR program.

You can get Stafford loans from private lenders as well. In fact, the majority of Stafford loans are funded by private lenders.

Regardless of the lender, a Stafford loan is a federal loan, just as a GradPLUS loan is a federal loan. Some schools participate in the Direct lending program, in which the federal government functions as the lender. Most schools, however, participate in the FFELP (Federal Family Educational Loan Program), in which private lenders function as the loan providers pursuant to a public-private partnership agreement between various banks and the federal government.

What is a "primary"federal loan? I haven't seen that term used to classify a federal educational loan before. Parent PLUS loans are not eligible for the IBR program (nor are they available for graduate students, so its sort of a moot point in the circumstances here) - is this what you are thinking of?

All Stafford and GradPLUS loans qualify for the IBR program*. Only loans made through the Direct lending program (as opposed to FFELP lenders) qualify for the federal LRAP program, however. It's an easy matter to consolidate your FFELP federal loans into a Direct loan after graduation, but it does sort of complicate things when trying to figure out what loans are eligible.

* Perkins loans likely qualify too, but this is not always the case.

Thatís a big if, and I think its only fed loans that qualify, and as far as I know the most fed you can get a year is 21.5 k.

Where are you getting this $21.5k limitation from? Is the OP ineligible for GradPLUS loans for some reason? I don't see why the OP can't fund his education entirely with federal loans, thus qualifying for the IBR plan.

It was completely inappropriate for Obama to bow: everyone knows that the proper protocol when meeting with Saudi royalty is stroll around holding hands, stopping occasionally to hug.

Current Law Students / Re: Commercial Outlines
« on: April 06, 2009, 08:17:32 PM »
Here's where you can find it, Oats.

By the way, when this thread is the 4th hit on the resulting search, "let me Google that for you" is kind of a FAIL.

Current Law Students / Re: Sample Property Exam Questions
« on: April 02, 2009, 04:52:23 PM »
Have you tried googling yet? There's perhaps 30 exams available in the first few pages you'll get from searching for "property exam."

Current Law Students / Re: Attorney-Client Privilege Over Bar Issue
« on: March 30, 2009, 08:10:07 PM »
Why bother meeting with an attorney at all if you are comfortable soliciting legal advice from strangers on the internet?

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