While you sit waiting for your name to be called out, pictures of you waiting in line the day you went to submit your application for a student loan start flashing in your mind.You remember the nights that you had to stay up late doing your projects and assignments or reviewing your lessons.You reminisce about the times your hands and forehead were sweaty, feeling nervous because, in about two minutes, you were going to start with your report about the anatomy of the human body in front of the class.You think about those times you were anxious waiting for the result of your exam, wondering whether you passed or not.Your name finally got called out.And now, it is your turn to go up the stage to receive your diploma as you graduate from college.Congratulations!After years of hard work, college days are finally over.It is now time for you to reap the fruits of your labor and face the real world.
Once you step out of school after your college graduation, it is not yet the end of the battle.You are just getting ready to start a new journey in life.And there is one thing that you have to remember – your student loan.The loan that helped you in your goal to achieve the diploma that is in your hands now.You might be thinking how and what to do next now.Read managing money after college article by student advisor.
What’s next after college?
It is typical for fresh graduates to start looking for a job.Check the newspaper and the agencies online for job listings.
Once you get a good job, work harder.Aim for a promotion.
REPAY STUDENT LOAN
Now that you already have an income lay out a plan on how you are going to pay your student loan.The higher you pay, the quicker you get
to pay it all off.
BUY A HOUSE AND A NEW CAR
If you think that your income is already stable enough and if you are doing an excellent job in paying your student loan, you may now consider buying a new home and vehicle.You won’t have a problem getting a house or car loan if you have an outstanding credit score.
Lastly, if you are ready to settle down, go and get married.Just as long as you are sure that you are already capable of raising a family.