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President Barack H. Obama has made good on one of his higher education promises. On Tuesday the president signed a memorandum at Georgia Tech in Atlanta instructing the Department of Education and other federal agencies to discover ways to help students with loan repayments.
If you’ve been following the news, you’re well aware that student loans are one of the biggest hot-button issues to emerge from this latest election cycle.
If you are looking to save thousands of dollars on college expenses each year, the first place to start is with your Free Application For Student Aid or FAFSA. By filling out a FAFSA in January, you can get your application in early and you may qualify for financial assistance from the US Department of Education.
For-profit colleges have been battling negative publicity for some time, including various Obama administration rules such as a new “gainful employment regulation” that they say violates federal law.
Critics of for-profits colleges and universities point to Corinthian Colleges as a reason why such schools should not be in operation.
With a degree in hand you’re ready to take on the world. Trouble is, the world is not supplying the job you thought was waiting for you. Instead, your chosen field has dried up and the only job openings will come about when someone retires or new positions are created.