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  • How Eliminating Cost Concerns Changed Everything

    LRAP News September 16, 2022

    By Gabriela P. College of Saint Benedict Student Being a first-generation Mexican-American student comes with a plethora of obstacles in order to become the person you want to be, and my Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) helped me. My name is Gabriela, but I go by Gaby. I am a rising sophomore at the College […]

  • LRAP Eases Financial Stress For Hard Working Student

    LRAP News August 30, 2022

    By John Lee Seattle Pacific University This story has been edited for length and clarity. Our financial situation has been the same my whole life. We have always been blessed enough to have food and a roof over our heads, but special days to others were awkward and disappointing to me. At Christmas time, I […]

  • Is College Worth It? A New White Paper Has The Answer

    LRAP News August 23, 2022

    Did you know nearly 2 in 3 high school seniors think a college degree is not worth the cost? Or that due to high student loans and limited jobs, 1 in 2 Americans believe a college degree is a questionable investment? Did you also know that despite its bad reputation, a college degree is a […]

  • LRAPs Help Music Loving Mom Go Back To School

    LRAP News July 28, 2022

    By Michelle K. University of St. Thomas Student Since I can remember, the piano has been a part of my life, an extension of myself. Studying music has always been in my line of sight. In my first year of college, at 19, I became a mother to the most amazing daughter. I would not […]

  • University of St. Thomas Engages Unresponsive Prospects with LRAPs

    LRAP News March 15, 2022

    Whether you are exceeding your enrollment goals, or tracking behind this recruitment cycle, there is still time to move additional students to deposit and enroll. On Wednesday, March 23, join Ardeo and the University of St. Thomas for a short, 30-minute webinar to learn how they use a student loan safety net to increase access […]

  • RNL Survey Finds LRAPs Improve Enrollment

    HigherEd Industry News December 21, 2021

    A new RNL Admitted Student Family Survey finds 13% of non-matriculated students would have attended if offered a Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP).   The 2021 survey polled 1,200+ families on several key topics related to college financing such as: The importance of financial aid and scholarships. Concerns about college cost. Attitudes and likelihood of […]

  • National Publication Spotlights LRAPs

    LRAP In The News December 15, 2021

    Read the full article here: “More Colleges Are Promising to Help Pay the Student Loans of Low-Earning Graduates” by Kaitlin Mulhere, Money. As competition for students intensifies and concerns over cost persist, more colleges are offering their prospects help repaying federal student, parent PLUS and private alternative loans. That’s according to a recent article in […]

  • ‘An Incredible Deal’ That Enables Enrollment

    LRAP News October 26, 2021

      Disbelief. That’s what Aaron T. and his parents felt when they first heard about the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) offered to him by an institution on his college list. “We couldn’t believe how good of a deal it was. In fact, I reread the contract over and over again. There’s no downside to […]

  • LRAP Gives Student (and Her Parents) Confidence to Invest in Dream College

    LRAP News August 26, 2021

    “I already knew that’s the place for me. It was just a matter of how in the world was I going to be able to get there?” Jacquelyn, a kindergarten teaching aid, did not know how she would be able to attend the college of her dreams. The cost was holding her back, and she […]

  • 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 […]