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Bernie-ism of the Day July , 4th 2015

“I just talked to a young woman who is a teacher– obviously in our society we need desperately good teachers– and her crime for wanting to get a Master’s degree was that she is now $200,000 in debt and paying interest rates between 6-9%. 262 more words

Geeks For Bernie

Student Loan forgiveness?? Really???

Where the heck do these people get my number? Is this for real? I am still in school, still taking out student loans. I have already paid back student loans from my Associates degree (1991) finished paying it off in 1997. 94 more words

Stanford University Revamps It's Free Tuition Policy

Per Bryce Covert from thinkprogress.org Stanford University has recently announced that accepted students without a high income will essentially be tuition free. The basic requirements are that the student’s family make less than $125,000 a year, while having assets worth $300,000 or less, whether it be home equity or any additional money in investment portfolio’s, businesses, etc. 427 more words


The Student Loan Bubble: Gambling with America's Future

By Addison Quale – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

The federal government can’t seem to help itself. After overseeing the inflating and bursting of the dot-com bubble in the 1990s and the subprime mortgage bubble in the 2000s, the United States government is at it again – this time in the area of student loans. 876 more words

Viewpoint: College accreditation debate is aggressive, not progressive

The scrutiny on qualifications for college accreditation has intensified.

Released prior to the June 17 Senate hearing on the issue, a white paper entitled, Higher Education Accreditation: Concepts and Proposals… 889 more words


The Month of June

After the interview is probably the MOST difficult waiting period. It was about a month and a half before I found out I was accepted to the JET program. 757 more words