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  • Student Loan Safety-net Helps Grad’s Dreams Come True

    LRAP News June 16, 2021

    At 14, Brianna Loomis knew what she wanted to be when she grew up. Movies and books had inspired her to go into publishing, but this big dream had a bigger question mark. How to pay for college? She knew she would need to borrow student loans. Her parents made too much money to qualify […]

  • New Book Shares Ardeo’s Ivy League Inspired Secret on How to Take the Risk Out of Student Debt

    LRAP In The News LRAP News March 23, 2021

    “A Powerful Promise” Provides an Inside Look at the Structure of Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) and Their Impact on Students and College Enrollment   Bloomington, Ind., – A new book entitled “A Powerful Promise: The Ivy League Inspired Secret Improving Access and Recruitment at Colleges Today,” serves as a roadmap to understanding how both […]

  • New Book Gives Insider’s Look at LRAPs

    LRAP In The News March 16, 2021

    Improve Access and Recruitment on your Campus with the Ivy League Inspired Secret   A new book about Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) gives readers an insider’s look at how one tool is changing the higher education landscape. “A Powerful Promise: The Ivy League Inspired Secret Improving Access and Recruitment at Colleges Today” is a […]

  • Q&A with our Resident RAPper

    LRAP News February 6, 2020

      Vice President of Client Service, Rachelle Gasior, is a 2010 Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) graduate or RAPper. Rachelle sat down with us to share information she really wishes more parents had, how LRAP stopped her from transferring schools and why she loves campus events. What is a movie you can practically quote from […]

  • Washington Post Op-Ed Emphasizes Reducing Risk Over Cost in Higher Ed

    HigherEd Industry News LRAP In The News October 9, 2019

    College can be a risky investment, a point Beth Akers, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow, makes in her report, “Should College Come with a Money-Back Guarantee?” In a recent Washington Post opinion piece, Akers makes the case for focusing on mitigating the financial risks associated with attending college, rather than reducing cost. Higher education is stuck […]

  • Manhattan Institute Paper Explores Importance of Mitigating College Risk

    HigherEd Industry News LRAP News October 8, 2019

    There is no question in the minds of students across the country: college is expensive. It makes them hesitate to enroll at their dream school. It pushes them to sacrifice a major they are passionate about for one that may or may not have more earning potential. In response, many colleges are focusing on strategies […]

  • Poll Details Value Americans See in HigherEd; Highlights Fear of Debt.

    HigherEd Industry News February 12, 2018

    In August and September of 2017, Civis Analytics, a leading data science technology and analytics company, polled 5647 Americans and 675 K-12 teachers about college. What they found should motivate any institution of higher education to take action and meet emerging concerns. We’ve taken the time to sort out some of the key findings from […]

  • Helping Grads Get on their Feet

    HigherEd Industry News October 6, 2016

    Nearly half of recent college graduates are underemployed (i.e. working in positions that don’t typically require a college degree), according to new research published by the New York Federal Reserve. But that doesn’t mean they’re all baristas — or working in other low-skilled occupations. 44.6% of recent grads are working in positions that don’t require a college degree, […]

  • College Drives Homeownership (Even with Debt)

    HigherEd Industry News May 26, 2016

    It’s become quite popular to blame student debt for holding back young adults’ abilities to own homes. But the debate on student debt and homeownership tends to err in focusing on the detriments of student debt, rather than the benefits that come with having a college education. Of course, debt being in and of itself burdensome is — […]

  • This Financial Literacy Month, Help Students Help Themselves

    HigherEd Industry News April 21, 2016

    April is financial literacy month, but unfortunately, it looks like financial education is arriving too little too late for millions of student loan borrowers. According to recent figures, of the nearly 22 million Americans with federal student loans, 43% are in default or behind on their student loan payments, representing over $200 billion dollars at […]