To be able to start paying them off as I go through school instead of waiting after I graduate?
Absolutely, Kelli—that's a great strategy!
Just contact your loan holder to start payment. If you're not sure who that is, you can check the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) to see who holds any federal loans you have. You can pull your credit report for free at AnnualCreditReport.com to learn about private loans (your federal ones will be listed there, too).
Let me know if this answered your question, or if you have any more.
PS: Cool profile photo! No surprise you're an art student!
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