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Archive for the ‘Student Debt’

February 22, 2012

February 22, 2012 By: Paul Category: Private Colleges and Universities, State Colleges and Universities, Student Debt Comments Off on February 22, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Culver-Stockton College (MO): Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree completion program.

University of Minnesota Duluth: Professional Development Certificate in Studies in Gambling Addiction: Counseling the Pathological Gambler.

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Student Debt

This piece highlights something many students fully realize: student debt.  The cold, hard truth. . . .

What Dunne can do for his clients is limited. The national bankruptcy attorneys’ group said 82 percent of its members see little chance of discharging student-loan debt this way.

“Clients also read online that loans can be discharged under a hardship standard, but that’s legal fiction,” Dunne said.

“The banks got the laws changed in 2005, so that unless you are paralyzed or otherwise impaired, there’s no chance,” he said.

August 29, 2012

August 29, 2011 By: Paul Category: Community and Technical Colleges, Private Colleges and Universities, Student Debt Comments Off on August 29, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Mid-Plains Community College (NE): Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA): Master of Engineering in Power Systems Engineering, and two related graduate certificates.

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Student Debt

CNN Money: “My degree isn’t worth the debt!”  Out of the six cases reviewed, only one student attended a for-profit school.