School is hard enough. Figuring out how to pay for it shouldn’t be. was created to help students and families navigate the financial aid process and how to pay for college.

Here you’ll find articles explaining financial aid and helpful calculators to estimate how much you may need to borrow, as well as insights and tips on preparing for college and the student loan process.  There’s also information for parents about what they’ll need to know and expect throughout this process. is brought to you by Discover Student Loans, one of the largest providers of private student loans in the United States. Discover Student Loans believes in responsible borrowing and encourages students to maximize scholarships, grants and other free financial aid before taking private loans.  For students who need to borrow, we advise them to compare federal and private student loans to find the loans that best fit their needs.