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What Does Your Loan Offer Mean? Get Answers!

If you received your MPOWER loan offer, also known as a Private Education Loan Approval Disclosure, don’t let it...

7 Ways to Pay Back Your Student Loans Faster as an International Student

While student loans can be a useful tool for paying for college in the United States, they can become...

5 Reasons to Refinance Your International Student Loans

Paying back student loans is challenging, especially if you’re living in the United States and making payments to a...

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What to Do When Your Student Visa Approval is Delayed

by Jennifer Calonia | In Guides and Tools, Immigration Assistance and Information | 1 Mar 2023

Before stepping foot onto your college or university’s campus for the first day of class, international students must secure a valid U.S. student visa. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this...

No Credit vs. Bad Credit: They’re Not the Same!

by Su Hsiang Yu | In Financial Empowerment, MPOWER VIP | 29 Jan 2023

No Credit ≠ Bad Credit Having no credit or bad credit can make life more difficult. Without good credit, it’s tough to qualify for a loan, get approved for...

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by MPOWER Financing | In Financial Empowerment, Guides and Tools | 6 Sep 2022

Preparing for international study isn’t just about financing and applications. You also need to make sure you’re ready for life in a whole new country (or continent!). Everyone knows...

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