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Wells Fargo Will Lower Interest Rates On Certain Student Loans; Discover Is Weighing Moves

Wells Fargo Will Lower Interest Rates On Certain Student Loans; Discover Is Weighing Moves

11.20.2014
Thousands of people struggling to pay back student debt are in line to get a break as two big lenders roll out programs to ease loan terms. After...
Maine Students Take Over Trustee Meeting In Protest

Maine Students Take Over Trustee Meeting In Protest

11.17.2014
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — University of Southern Maine students frustrated over budget cuts that eliminated programs and led to staff reductions...
Only 1 State's College Students Graduate With Less Than $20,000 Of Debt

Only 1 State's College Students Graduate With Less Than $20,000 Of Debt

Tyler Kingkade  11.13.2014
New Mexico is the only state where the average college student has less than $20,000 of debt when she graduates, a report released Thursday...
We All Lose Under Current Student Loan Bankruptcy Rules

We All Lose Under Current Student Loan Bankruptcy Rules

11. 6.2014
One of the most poignant features of student debt is that, short of paying it off, it's pretty much impossible to get rid of. In 2005,...
After Tuition Freezes, UC System Considers 5-Year Increase

After Tuition Freezes, UC System Considers 5-Year Increase

LISA LEFF  11. 6.2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Tuition at the University of California's 10 campuses would increase by as much as 5 percent in each of the next...
Elite University Draws Up Plan To End Use Of Student Loans

Elite University Draws Up Plan To End Use Of Student Loans

CARLA K. JOHNSON   10. 1.2014
CHICAGO (AP) -- As selective colleges try to increase economic diversity among their undergraduates, the University of Chicago announced...
NYU Student Writes Heartbreaking Letter About Dropping Out Of College

NYU Student Writes Heartbreaking Letter About Dropping Out Of College

Tyler Kingkade  09.16.2014
A New York University has published the letter she personally wrote to school president John Sexton explaining her anger that she must...
Future Head Of NYU Board Of Trustees Made Millions Off Student Loans

Future Head Of NYU Board Of Trustees Made Millions Off Student Loans

09. 8.2014
Over the summer, William R. Berkley was announced the future successor of Martin Lipton as chair of the Board of Trustees. NYU’s public...
This Video Explains What It's Like To Repay Student Loans

This Video Explains What It's Like To Repay Student Loans

Cate Matthews  08. 8.2014
There are a lot of things to be said about student debt in the United States. Our collective student debt in the United States stands...
Student Debt May Have A Bigger Impact On Your Life Than You Realize

Student Debt May Have A Bigger Impact On Your Life Than You Realize

Tyler Kingkade  08. 6.2014
College undergrads who take on a lot of student loan debt are less likely to thrive in several key areas after graduation, according to...
Controversial For-Profit Colleges Rake In Billions Of GI Bill Funds

Controversial For-Profit Colleges Rake In Billions Of GI Bill Funds

KIMBERLY HEFLING  07.30.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling...
Thousands Of Students Could Have Pell Grants Taken Away After FAFSA Mistake

Thousands Of Students Could Have Pell Grants Taken Away After FAFSA Mistake

07.23.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school...

FAFSA Fix Will Mean Less Aid for Many

07.22.2014
The U.S. Education Department will automatically reprocess the student-aid applications of tens of thousands of applicants who inadvertently...
Why Some Community College Students Can't Get Student Loans

Why Some Community College Students Can't Get Student Loans

Nina Friend  07.16.2014
Nearly one million community college students in 30 states attend schools that do not provide access to federal student loans, according...