With student loan borrowing and financial literacy continuing to be a national concern, many financial aid offices are taking proactive steps to better educate their students on loans, personal finance, and budgets. NASFAA recently reached out to its membership to find out how aid administrators are helping their students become more financially literate – h […]
"Since November 2012, Rolling Jubilee has purchased and eradicated about $15 million worth of debt arising from unpaid medical bills. Today, the group announced that it has erased $3.9 million in private student loans, including Courtney Brown's and those of almost 3,000 other students of the for-profit Everest College," NPR reports.
"Community colleges now have solid data on which strategies work best to help students get to graduation. While more colleges are using those techniques, far too few students are benefiting from them," Inside Higher Ed reports.