The student loan pause won’t last forever. Get ready for repayment.

The student loan pause won’t last forever. Get ready for repayment.

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is extending the pause on eligible federal loans again. The announcement includes new relief for borrowers who were in default. When the pause ends they won’t go back into collections.

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Democrats press Biden to extend freeze on student loan payments

Democrats press Biden to extend freeze on student loan payments

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats in Congress are pressing the Biden administration to extend the suspension of student loan payments before it’s set to expire May 1 as they seek to avoid cutting off a pandemic-induced benefit in the middle of an election year.The federal…

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Why U.S. Colleges Are Rethinking Standardized Tests

Why U.S. Colleges Are Rethinking Standardized Tests

This post was originally published on this siteThe pandemic forced a pause on colleges requiring standardized testing, long the gold standard for admissions in the U.S. As Covid-19 restrictions ease, widespread mandatory reliance on the ACT and SAT entrance exams isn’t springing back as quickly. One reason is that schools...

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Navient to cancel 70K student loans, pay $1.85 billion in settlement

Navient to cancel 70K student loans, pay $1.85 billion in settlement

This post was originally published on this siteAn agreement between a coalition of state attorney generals and Navient, one of the largest student loan companies in the U.S., resulted in a settlement that will forgive loans for 66,000 borrowers. The agreement announced on Thursday concludes…

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College Enrollment Dropped Again in Fall 2021, Despite Vaccines

College Enrollment Dropped Again in Fall 2021, Despite Vaccines

This post was originally published on this siteTotal undergraduate enrollment has dropped by about 1.2 million students since the fall of 2019, researchers say.

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As omicron spreads, will colleges go online, require COVID booster shots? What we know

As omicron spreads, will colleges go online, require COVID booster shots? What we know

This post was originally published on this siteColleges’ plans are changing daily as the omicron variant spreads. Some universities are putting classes online or pushing students to get boosters.     

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‘Promises Made Just Have to Be Promises Kept’: Black Colleges Feel Stung by Democrats

‘Promises Made Just Have to Be Promises Kept’: Black Colleges Feel Stung by Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteA rift is forming over a plan to provide only $2 billion out of the $20 billion President Biden proposed to help level the playing field in his social spending package.

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