National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
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NSLDS is a repository of information from many sources. Changes to the data are made by those sources. Collecting the data into one central location such as NSLDS gives you convenience and saves you time. If for any reason you disagree with the information reported to NSLDS, please contact one or more of the sources of your data listed on the detail pages on this site. The Department is also available as a resource at 1-800-4FEDAID if you need additional assistance. Your comments and corrections will help improve the services NSLDS provides.
Warning: Touring Exit Counseling does not fulfill Exit Counseling Requirement.

An Exit Counseling session includes multiple quizzes to help you validate your understanding of the topics being covered.

The initial display of a quiz will look like the Sample Quiz Page below. The Quiz Page has selectable answers, a Submit button and Previous button (for displaying the previous content page). After you have answered all questions presented, click the Submit button.

Sample Quiz Page

  • The U.S. Department of Education makes loans through the Direct Loan Program and the ___________ Program.





After submitting your answers, the quiz will redisplay on a Quiz Answer Page as shown below. The Quiz Answer Page has the questions, the answers and a description of why each answer is correct.

Click on the Next button to move to next topic after you have reviewed the answers for the quiz. If you return to a quiz later in the Exit Counseling session, the Quiz Answer Page will be displayed.

Sample Answer Page

  • The U.S. Department of Education makes loans through the Direct Loan Program and the ___________ Program.

    A. is incorrect. The correct answer is B. Subsidized, Unsubsidized, PLUS and Consolidation Loans are made through one of the two U.S. Department of Education programs – the Direct Loan Program or the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program.



Information contained on these pages reflects the most current data in the NSLDS database. The data contained on this site is for general information purposes and should not be used to determine eligibility, loan payoffs, overpayment status, or tax reporting. Please consult the Financial Aid Officer at your school or the specific holder of your debts for further information.

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