16 novembre 2017

An innovative student loan program in Azerbaijan

An innovative student loan program in Azerbaijan
Jason Weaver, The World Bank, 2017/06/06
At first glance this student loan program looks like similar programs around the world. Selection is based on need, there is a year's grace after graduation, interest rates are kept reasonably modest, assets or cosigners are not required, and the loans target students who have already shown academic promise. More...

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07 novembre 2017

"DÉFI-étudiant" : un nouveau prêt d’honneur étudiant pour la création d’entreprise

Bandeau retour page d'accueilLe dispositif "DÉFI-Étudiant" permettra aux jeunes étudiants créateurs d’entreprises de bénéficier d’un refinancement de leur prêt par la Région Normandie pour pouvoir entreprendre sereinement. Plus...

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29 octobre 2017

Were student loans designed by the rich to soak the poor?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"The wonderful human geographer Danny Dorling has expounded on his long-held view that our student finance system was designed by the rich to hammer the poor in a new essay for Wonkhe entitled ‘Why student loans are a confidence trick for the 85%‘. This claims student loans have been implemented by ‘con artists’ to ‘defraud’ disadvantaged people. More...

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27 octobre 2017

Students at these schools carry the most debt

eCampus NewsAs student loan debt becomes a bigger concern in an economy where advanced degrees are a necessary part of workplace success, a new study seeks to establish the return on investment when it comes to student debt and future earnings. More...

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26 octobre 2017

Do students want long-term debt or limited earning power?

University Business LogoAt a whopping $1.4 trillion national total, student loans currently hold the silver medal in American consumer debt, second only to home mortgages. This staggering figure looms over nearly 45 million Americans. More...

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Community college default rate drops again

University Business LogoThe student loan default rate for community colleges continues to drop, according to new federal data. Minus foreign institutions, public two-year colleges are the only higher education sector that didn’t see an increase in the latest data. More...

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Brown launches campaign to eliminate loans from university undergrad financial aid packages

University Business LogoFifteen years ago, Brown University made a promise to make a Brown education more accessible to students from all income backgrounds. The first step, implemented in 2003, was a need-blind admission policy, which eliminated any consideration of an applicant’s ability to pay tuition from Brown’s undergraduate admission decisions for U.S. applicants. More...

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25 octobre 2017

College debt far from a uniform burden

University Business LogoTales of college graduates paralyzed by crippling student loan burdens are wildly exaggerated—in some corners of the country, like the West Coast. In New England, meanwhile, such horror stories are quite accurate. More...

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24 octobre 2017

Student loan company accused of mismanaging debt forgiveness program

University Business LogoOne of the country’s largest servicers of federal student loans has badly mismanaged debt forgiveness programs for public service workers, significantly raising repayment costs for hundreds of thousands of borrowers, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday by the attorney general of Massachusetts. More...

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23 octobre 2017

Growing number of Georgians with college loans, no college degree

University Business LogoDuring the three years they spent at Savannah State, Sanders and Leon struggled to pay their tuition, fees and living expenses. They accumulated more than $50,000 in loans between the two of them, despite working up to 40 hours a week. More...

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