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Entrance Counseling

The federal government requires a student to participate in loan counseling prior to receiving a Federal Direct Loan. Entrance Counseling  will explain various aspects of student loans, such as repayment and interest, and ends with a student quiz.

Entrance Counseling can be completed at After the student completes Entrance Counseling the results will be sent electronically to the College of Charleston and the student's account should be updated in MyCharleston within 5 business days. If it has been longer than 5 business days, the student may wish to print a copy of the rights and responsibility page for personal records and submit a copy to our office.