Monthly Archives: August 2011

Party Ends at For-Profit Schools – The Wall Street Journal.

from The Wall Street Journal. Party Ends at For-Profit Schools http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904279004576524660236401644.html The Wall Street Journal for iPad provides a new way to experience the Journal’s award winning coverage, blending the best of print and online. Special features include: “Now” Issue … Continue reading

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Default Rates Rise Across the Board

Default rates for student loans rose to 5.4 percent in the 2nd Qtr, gathered from Moody’s Investors Service. The data showed yearly default rates up from 5 percent in the first quarter and 4.5 percent a year ago. Major factor … Continue reading

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Student Loan Bubble Going to Burst?

According to an article I recently read in the Huff Post for Biz the higher ed community is in trouble with student loan defaults going to trigger a huge problem. The below represents my extracts from the article The employment … Continue reading

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Student Loan Bubble

Word on the street is that the student loan defaults are the next sub-prime debacle. We could not agree more, and unless schools are going to spend more resources on default prevention it will continue to be a problem. Check … Continue reading

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Law School Job Placement and Default Rates

There is a critical focus on law school admissions data and their reports of graduate employment won’t go away. Sen. Charles Grassley is making sure of that According to Chris Mondics from the Philly Law Review (read entire article here)… … Continue reading

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Gainful Employment Report : Considerations and Sample

I recently read this great post from MPR blog authored by Alex Friedrich. Read entire article at here….. He states…”I laid out what a gainful-employment report looks like. But just how informative is it? I talked to Debbie Frankle Cochrane … Continue reading

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Schools File Suit Against Government

A recent article from Minnesota Public Radio focused on for profit colleges as follows: For many college graduates, gainful employment might mean simply landing a job after finishing school. But the federal government has a different definition in mind. The … Continue reading

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