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Who did you put for Stafford Direct Loan References?

IceFireIceFire Posts: 595Registered User Member
Exactly the title :)
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Replies to: Who did you put for Stafford Direct Loan References?

  • IceFireIceFire Posts: 595Registered User Member
    Also not asking for names haha, just relationships and whatnot
  • bluebayoubluebayou Posts: 20,989Registered User Senior Member
    it could be anyone who knows of you. The purpose is another address to where the feds can send a letter if you don't make your payments on time.
  • IceFireIceFire Posts: 595Registered User Member
    I would put my parents but they have the same address as me, does that matter?
  • aglagesaglages Posts: 2,450Registered User Senior Member
    You know you can bump threads if you need more answers...right?
    http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/financial-aid-scholarships/939424-who-do-you-guys-put-references-stafford-loans.html

    Two strangers from the telephone book.
  • IceFireIceFire Posts: 595Registered User Member
    Oh I wasn't sure if I posted that thread on here or another forum...my bad haha.
    Anyway sooooo is it ok to put my parents even though we have the same address?
  • sk8rmomsk8rmom Posts: 5,746Registered User Senior Member
    I think the instructions will give you the answer...as I remember, it's supposed to be someone with another address. Put your aunt, your neighbor, your most hated teacher...
  • 1sttimemom1sttimemom Posts: 571Registered User Member
    On the print out, which I printed after completing the online MPN, under the references section (item # 7), the print out says that the first reference should be a parent or legal guardian.

    Since that direction was not part of the notes/directions listed with the other specifications prior to the reference section, I did not include parent as the first reference.

    How do I rectify this error?

    If I log back in and use the edit button to change the reference to the parent (same address as the kid), will that be creating a second MPN?
  • sk8rmomsk8rmom Posts: 5,746Registered User Senior Member
    No, there's only one Master Prommisory Note and the fact that they allow you to edit it would indicate to me that the original note will simply be updated with the new info. I don't know why they don't make these field instructions more visible as you're going along! (Sorry if I gave you bad info...it's been a year since D did hers and the school doesn't require a new one every year.)
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