As you're looking at the questions below, you may be thinking "What do perks have to do with anything?" Well, it's been reported on the news that financial aid officers have been given perks for referring their students to specific lenders. As a result, a student may be suggested a lender that offers high interest rates simply because the financial aid officer was given a free lunch or other perks by the lending company.
Because of this you're going to have to ask your financial aid officer some tough questions and you may even be forced to do some outside research on your own. After all, when it comes to your financial future the only person looking out for you is YOU! Therefore, use the questions below as a guide and as you do further research on lenders, you may even come up with a few more good questions to add to the ones below.