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Our Best Answer - What is Exit Counseling?
Federal regulations require students who have borrowed a Federal Stafford Loan and are graduating, leaving school, or dropping below half-time to complete an exit counseling session.
For more information, visit Student Loans website and the Department of Education's Student Loans website.
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