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- Sep 09, 2014

Student Aid Eligibility and Documenting Attendance



- Sep 08, 2014

As a result of President Obama’s executive actions to help make student loans more affordable, the U.S. Department of Education has announced several new steps to help federal student loan borrowers better manage their student debt.

To view the full article, visit ed.gov.



- Sep 05, 2014

...isn't something that can be done on campus. It's an internship.

When employers recently named the most important elements in hiring a recent graduate, college reputation, GPA, and courses finished at the bottom of the list. At the top, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, were experiences outside of academics: Internships, jobs, volunteering, and extracurriculars.

To view the full article, visit theatlantic.com.



- Aug 20, 2014

Families may agree college is an investment, but it’s one they approach with different priorities and varying degrees of preparation. For the first time, this year’s report divides families into four “personas” based on an analysis of their responses to survey questions about the value of college, reasons for going, and college planning.

To view the full article, visit chronicle.com.



- Aug 20, 2014

As part of an effort to ensure more families can afford a higher education and promote the responsible use of taxpayer dollars, the U.S. Department of Education proposed today new regulations that will update eligibility standards and improve access for student and parent borrowers under the federal Direct PLUS loan program.

To view the full article, visit ed.gov.



- Aug 18, 2014

If you read many news stories about student debt, you encounter a lot of people with loan balances well in excess of $50,000. If you read many policy briefs on student debt, you know those people are very rare.

To view the full article, visit vox.com.



- Aug 18, 2014

Now that summer jobs are starting to come to an end, the fall job search should be in full swing. If you won’t have access to a car this semester, or you only have time to work a few hours a week, take a look into all the different options for on-campus jobs. The convenience of staying on campus will be a tremendous help when it comes to planning enough time for everything you need to do.

To view the full article, visit college.usatoday.com.



- Jun 23, 2014

College affordability is currently a hot topic at national levels and work has been done that affects repayment options. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke to a group of college students at a Town Hall on June 8. See the video below for excerpts from the conversation.

If you have questions about repayment and impact of these plans on you, you can call our office or your loan servicer.

Highlights from the College Affordability Town Hall - June 8th, 2014 Highlights from the College Affordability Town Hall - June 8th, 2014



- Jun 23, 2014

 A college education is still the best investment students can make in their future. It is also a critical investment that we can make as a nation. But right now, this important rung on the ladder to opportunity is slipping out of reach for many low- and middle-income families in America.

To view the full article, visit ed.gov.



- Jun 17, 2014

Changes to Direct Loan beginning July 1.


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