By many measures, women have succeeded in narrowing the long-standing achievement gap in higher education. However, this surface-level gender parity in higher education has a significant, hidden cost.
Posts Tagged: student loans
Today, at least two-thirds of graduates enter the workforce saddled with educational debt, which has had far-reaching economic and social consequences. One approach to mitigating student debt is loan forgiveness, for which there are a number of available federal programs, including the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Did you know that your agency may be able to help you pay off or forgive your student loans? Check out these resources to help you become debt free and ensure you cringe a little less when you look at your very expensive diploma.
Turns out, paying back student loans can result in more and better candidates for job openings within the federal workforce and better retention and satisfaction once they’re hired. As the No. 1 federal department in helping employees pay back their student loans, the Department of Defense cities the program designed for doing so as a… Read more »
According to the President, if Congress doesn’t act soon, the interest rates on student loans will double on July 1st. This is the equivalent of another $1,000 per year of interest. Personally, this doesn’t affect me. Thanks to the GI Bill, I never had student loans and I saved enough to pay my childrens’ tuition,… Read more »
Discovered this resource this morning on YNPNdc’s Facebook page! THANK YOU for posting! Three financial aid resources for people in public service. Includes a link to Heather Jarvis’ new website. She is an expert in Student Loan Forgiveness for people in public service. http://www.idealist.org/blog/en/three-financial-aid-resources-for-public-service-people/#comment-17042