Givling Survey (detailed) Welcome! Please answer the following questions to receive your Givling queue points, free ebook and introductory subscription.General QuestionsWhen did you start school?*Immediately went from high school to collegeA few years after graduating from high schoolStarted after the age of 30What type of school did you attend?*PublicPrivateBothUnsureSelect the degree type you pursued:*Career, technical, trade, or vocational coursesAssociate DegreeBachelor's DegreeMaster's DegreeDoctorate DegreeDid you graduate or receive your degree?*Still attendingNoYesWhat year did you graduate?*Why did you stop attending school?*Did not like your chosen a course of studyClasses were too hardPlanning to resume your education at another timeDecided to pursue other workCould not afford to continueConcerned about finding a job in your fieldLife challenges (e.g. health issues, divorce, lack of childcare, no time, needed to work full time etc.)OtherPlease explain*Did you apply for any scholarships?*YesApplied and did not qualifyNoApproximate amount of scholarship money received*please fill in the dollar amountDid you receive student loans?*yesnoThank you so much for taking our survey! Please click submit to send your results.Questions About Your Student LoansSelect the approximate TOTAL amount you borrowed in student loans:*Less than $10,000$10,001 to $30,000$30,001 to $50,000$50,001 to $75,000Over $75,000Select the approximate balance you still owe for student loans:*Less than $10,000$10,001 to $30,000$30,001 to $50,000$50,001 to $75,000Over $75,000ZeroWahoo! Congratulations on paying off your student loans!Approximately how much is your monthly student loan payment?*Please type in the dollar amountWhat is your loan status?*UnsureMaking OVER the minimum paymentsRegularly making minimum payments30 days or more behindIn grace periodForbearanceDefaultLoans are paid offQuestions About What You Knew Before Taking Out Your LoansPlease think back to when you first applied for your student loans and answer the following questions: 1. Did you feel well-informed?*YesNo2. Did you feel misinformed or misled?*YesNo3. Did you have a realistic idea of starting wages for your chosen profession?*YesNoWhat could have helped you be more informed about starting wages?*4. Did you have a realistic idea of the job availability for your course of study?*YesNo5. Did you understand how interest applies to your student loan?*Yes, I fully understoodI had a general understandingI did not understand how much it would growNoWhat could have helped you understand how interest applies to student loans?*6. Did you have a realistic idea of the total amount you needed to borrow to graduate?*YesNoWhat could have helped you figure out how much you needed to borrow?*7. Did you understand what your student loan payment would be after graduation?*YesNo8. Did you receive ENTRANCE counseling before you took out your first student loan?*I don't rememberyesnoa. What type of entrance counseling information did you receive?*I don't rememberI received one-on-one instructionReceived pamphlets, booklets or links to resourcesOnline studyAttended classes in personLength of online class*Length of class*b. Do you think the entrance counseling was enough to understand your student loan obligation?*YesNoNot sure9. Did you receive financial literacy education, guidance or counseling?*I don't rememberyesnoa. Do you think that financial literacy education, guidance or counseling would have been beneficial to you?*YesNoNot surea. What type did you receive?*I don't rememberReceived pamphlets, booklets or links to resourcesOnline studyAttended classes in personLength of online class*Length of class*10. When you left school did you receive EXIT counseling on your student loans?*Still attending schoolI don't rememberyesnoa. What type of exit counseling information did you receive?*I don't rememberReceived pamphlets, booklets or links to resourcesSomeone counseled youOnline studyAttended classes in personHow many times*I don't rememberOne timeMultiple timesLength of online class*Length of class*b. Do you think that was enough to understand your student loan repayment obligations?*YesNoNot sureShare Your Knowledge and InsightsPlease tell us what you think should change about the student loan system.*Please type in your answer in the following text box:Please share what advice will you give your children about student loans.*Please type in your answer in the following text box:One Last QuestionWould you be interested in being a member of an organized group that would represent the interests of student loan borrowers with lawmakers and regulators?yesnonot sureThank you so much for sharing your information! It is so helpful to understand student loans from the borrower's perspective and we are truly grateful for your participation. Please click submit to complete the survey.