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Student loan recipients go on repayment strike, face default

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She’s refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn’t include it on her resume. 668 more words

Generation Y

How can we open access to HE?

There is now a new page where we collect sources and info on all issues which relate to open access, most of all technological aspects and financial issues, with all the contradictory evidence we can find. 44 more words

Access And Success

The Move-In Checklist: How to Transition From Dorm to Apartment

By Brian Wilkins

Graduating from college means getting your first real job, buying your own medical insurance and, of course, getting your first real home. Whether you choose to live in an apartment or rent a house, you can prevent any major hurdles with the proper planning. 570 more words


Choose the college that's right for you

“Today you are you!  That’s truer than true!  There’s no-one alive who’s you-er than you!”      Dr Seuss

Knowing yourself is essential for picking the college that’s best for you.   433 more words

Choosing A College

#JumpStartJanuary: Getting Financially Ready

Being in college can be draining. Whether that is emotionally (from all the stress) physically (from having to run around campus from class to class) or financially (this one should be obvious). 285 more words

Calendar Of Courage

Post 16 Bursary Scheme

The bursary scheme is aimed at those students who are in the most financial need, and is to help with the cost of continuing in education, such as school trips, books, equipment, transport, food and clothing.  24 more words


Is Relief in Sight? Top Tips to Manage Your Student Loan Debt

By Chris Gates.

Total student loan debt in the United States was $1.2 trillion last May, before the 2013-14 school year even began, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 523 more words