• 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 […]

  • The Financial Aid Appeals Process and a Loan Repayment Assistance Program

    LRAP News March 25, 2019

    We get the chance to partner with many different kinds of institutions. Each is unique in its approach to higher education and the various circumstances of its market. Some of our partners are larger and some are smaller. We try to meet each where they are to help them grow. One area where we see […]

  • College Costs Forcing Students to Compromise

    HigherEd Industry News April 4, 2017

    Every year, thousands of students turn down offers to attend their first-choice college. Royall & Company recently examined survey responses of more than 6,000 of these students. The most popular reason why they opted to go elsewhere? Costs. Altogether, 39.9% of students cited a cost-related reason as the factor that deterred them from attending their […]

  • More and More U.S. Colleges Are Helping Students Pay Back Their Loans

    HigherEd Industry News LRAP In The News March 28, 2017

    With ballooning student debt reaching record highs, some colleges are beginning to step in and help students shoulder some of the loans they took out to cover their tuition. And the availability of this relief is reportedly becoming a draw for prospective students. About 100 institutions of higher education around the U.S. have begun to […]