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PLUS Loan Application Tips

Please note: Credit decisions are good for 180 days. If credit approval has expired, increases in PLUS Loans or new PLUS Loan applications will automatically generate a new credit check.

Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan

The Parent PLUS Loan can help parents finance a UC Berkeley education. 

It provides financing to parents of undergraduate students who have no adverse credit history. 

Even recent credit issues can be appealed if you had extenuating circumstances. See the "adverse credit history" information on the Federal Student Aid website.

Features of Parent PLUS Loans

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