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I was wondering if it is possible to get a stafford loan before one starts school and if you get a Stafford loan does it have to go directly to school costs?
My boyfriend is starting CC in early July. His financial aid covers all of his costs school-wise, including books and everything, but right now he doesn't have a car to get to and from school. Would it be possible to get the loan before school starts so that he could get a cheap car? He is currently unemployed (we're from Detroit so jobs are VERY hard to find) so there is no way for him to save up for a car. He also lives on his own raising his sister (abusive parents) so he is considered Independent by FAFSA, so there is absolutely no family help for him.