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You Got Into College! Now What?

Abigail Seldin | Posted 05.12.2015 | College
Abigail Seldin

From packing up your room to shopping for dorm décor to saying goodbye to your closest high school friends, preparing for your first year of college can get pretty hectic.

Misleading Assurances in the Corinthian-ECMC Deal

David Halperin | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
David Halperin

A brand-new Everest College enrollment agreement, seen by Republic Report, combined with other information, suggests that the deal is worse for students than has been promised.

Inside the ECMC-Corinthian Deal: Will Students Be Protected?

David Halperin | Posted 03.25.2015 | College
David Halperin

The U.S. Department of Education's ill-advised effort to broker the sale of 56 campuses of the discredited Corinthian for-profit college chain to ECMC, a student debt collection operation, has hit some snags.

Declaring Corinthian Colleges Too Big To Fail: A Terrible Idea

David Halperin | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
David Halperin

Treating Corinthian as too big to fail, and thus sacrificing students and common sense, simply to find a buyer, any buyer, is a terrible course and a terrible precedent. The time to stop this bad decision is right now.

Increasing Transparency in College Tuition Costs

Abigail Seldin | Posted 01.14.2015 | College
Abigail Seldin

One of the best-kept secrets in the college admissions process is the fact that tuition sticker prices rarely tell the whole story.

5 College Tuition Hacks That Could Save You Thousands

Abigail Seldin | Posted 12.30.2014 | College
Abigail Seldin

Families shouldn't be left in the dark about what they'll pay for college. With admissions deadlines rapidly approaching, here is what you need to know.

I'm Having Problems With My VA Student Loan Benefits, ECMC, and my GI Bill

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.07.2014 | Education
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have a 30 year old school loan I have been fighting for almost that entire time. I enrolled in a trade...

Student Loans -- Do Criminals Have More Rights?

Richard Gaudreau | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
Richard Gaudreau

Student lenders have collection powers denied most creditors. Credit card companies can't garnish your wages without a court order. A federal student loan collector can garnish your wages just by sending a notice in the mail to your employer.