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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 […]

  • RNL Research: Student Loan Fears And How to Overcome Them

    HigherEd Industry News June 16, 2022

    Want to know how concerns about student loan debt factor into college decisions for 6,400+ families? A 2022 Ruffalo Noel Levitz survey asked this question and explored how an enrollment tool that helps repay loans could influence college decisions. The results are now available to download form free. (No email required.) Curious what you’ll find […]

  • 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 […]

  • Ardeo President Talks LRAPs on Enrollment Growth University Podcast

    LRAP News November 23, 2021

    Listen to the full episode here. A new episode of Enrollment Growth University, a Helix Education podcast, featuring Ardeo Education Solutions’ President Peter Samuelson is now available. Episode 221, “The Economics of LRAPs in Your Financial Aid Arsenal” explores how Ardeo’s Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) work for students and institutions. This 11-minute podcast covers […]

  • ‘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 […]

  • Practical Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start on Their Financial Future

    LRAP News September 27, 2021

    By Ann Lloyd of StudentSavingsGuide.com The goal of every parent is for their child to have a better life and live in a better world than they did. The unfortunate truth is that this often requires money. Luckily, there are plenty of ways every parent on every budget can help their child become financially independent […]

  • Transfer Student Thrives Thanks to LRAP

    LRAP News September 14, 2021

    Abigail W. knows better than anyone the life-changing impact of a Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP). It all started her first year of college. Abigail knew she wanted to dedicate her life to helping others, but she didn’t feel her college was setting her up to do that. She decided to find an institution that […]

  • Education Week’s ‘Rick Hess Straight Up’ Features Ardeo

    LRAP In The News September 1, 2021

    Can college-going be less risky without being ‘free’? asks an Education Week article published in August. Yes, it can. All it takes are two things: Innovative colleges and universities. A powerful promise. How can innovative colleges and universities use a powerful promise to make college-going less risky? Our story starts in the 1990s with a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lyon College is the Only Institution in Arkansas to Offer LRAPs to All Incoming, First-Year Students

    LRAP In The News LRAP News August 6, 2021

      Read more in the Lyon College press release here. Lyon College, a private institution located in Batesville, Arkansas, is the only institution in the state to offer Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) to all incoming, first-year students starting with the Fall 2021 semester. “While we don’t believe the value of a degree from Lyon […]