Report Calls for Simplified Financial Aid Process for Students & Families
The Institute for College Access & Success,
A new report by the Institute outlines a plan for simplifying the financial aid application process by letting financial aid applicants ask the IRS to automatically answer many of the most difficult and important questions on the FAFSA. In addition to dramatically simplifying the process for...
The Executive Director of the Project on Student Debt comments on possible changes in regulations governing student loan repayment, and puts the regulatory process in perspective with national election results.
The findings of this unique, state-level report challenge common assumptions about the relationship between debt and other factors such as tuition and cost of living. 2005 graduates in New Hampshire, Iowa, North Dakota, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania had highest student loan debt.
Groups File Administrative Petition Seeking Rewrite of Loan Payment Rules
Project on Student Debt,
A national public opinion survey released by the Project on Student Debt shows that Americans view a college education as more important then ever, but also worry that it is becoming less and less affordable. Citing concerns about rising student debt and interest rates, groups representing students...
Citing concerns about rising student debt and interest rates, groups representing students, parents, educators and the loan industry submitted an administrative petition to seek regulatory changes that would create more affordable ways to repay student loans.
The Project on Student Debt released a white paper that analyzes the U.S. student loan programs' strengths and weaknesses and identifies practical ways to achieve a more rational and effective balance of borrower obligations and protections.