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Emergency Management Fellowship Open in New York City

March 4, 2013, 2:53 pm

Students interested in a fellowship devoted to emergency management can get one in New York City. Applications are now open for fellowships in a city agency that deals [...]

Start-Up Fund Run by Students, Financing Student’s Ideas, Launching in NYC

February 25, 2013, 1:29 pm

A unique venture capital fund that focuses on financing business concepts from students is expanding into New York City.

Measuring the Success of Higher Education

October 24, 2012, 9:34 pm

College is a major investment for young adults and their families, and with the rising cost of higher education, the decision becomes ever more critical in planning one’s future.

Private Student-Loans Mirror Subprime Mortgages, Says Report

July 26, 2012, 10:14 pm

Getting into the right college can be tough, but when you consider the growing number of student-loan defaults and delinquencies, paying for it can seem even tougher.

Student Loan Borrowers Up 59 Percent Since 2005

July 18, 2012, 3:03 am

The number of students taking out student loans has risen to 37.1 million by the first quarter (Q1) of 2012—a 59 percent increase since Q1 2005—according to data released [...]

How to Survive Student Debt

July 17, 2012, 11:47 pm

The Don’t Major in Debt event held in south Manhattan Tuesday, was supported by “Glee” actress Jane Lynch, and drew attention to the nationwide student debt problem.

Student Loans Rising Despite Low Interest Rates

July 5, 2012, 3:07 am

For many, investing in an education is still the way to go despite the debt.

Senate Fails to Pass Low-Interest Student Loan Bill

May 9, 2012, 1:06 am

The Senate failed to pass a Democratic proposal touted by President Barack Obama. The bill aims to keep interest rates low for millions of college student loans for another year.

Union Raises Alarm Over Skyrocketing Student Debt

May 8, 2012, 11:52 pm

he Canadian Federation of Students is warning that student debt across Canada is reaching “dangerous levels.”

Stafford Loan Rate Increase Would Hit Minorities

May 8, 2012, 3:55 am

If Congress cannot agree on how to pay for them, interest rates for subsidized loans in the Robert T. Stafford Student Loan program will double on July 1.


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