Student Loan Repayment

ATB: The Options

As you know, after July 1st, only students with a high school diploma, GED, or Home School Certification are eligible for Title IV funding, including Pell Grants. Read more about ATB: The Options

For-Profit Repayment Rates Improving

Last Friday, the Department of Education released new data on two- and three-year federal student loan cohort default rates.

Don’t let the news get you down. There were some exciting – and positive – numbers that came
out of the report: the two-year default rate of for-profit institutions decreased from 15%
to 12.9%.
Read more about For-Profit Repayment Rates Improving

Embracing Gainful Employment

On the eve of implementing the Department of Education’s (ED) highly controversial Gainful Employment regulations, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled against the Department of Education and struck down the regulations, stating that, “The debt repayment standard was not based upon any facts at all.” Read more about Embracing Gainful Employment

Improving Student Engagement Tip #3: Keeping Students on Track to Pay Back Student Loans

We have been talking a great deal about the Wonderlic/Imagine America Foundation (IAF) study on student engagement. We define student engagement as being when students make a significant, psychological investment in their learning. Read more about Improving Student Engagement Tip #3: Keeping Students on Track to Pay Back Student Loans