Yesterday, the Department of Education released the latest official cohort default rates (CDRs), and institutions across the country are initiating efforts to evaluate their existing default aversion program — and not just because they may be concerned about their numbers. While we're all aware of the potential consequences of high CDRs, there are compelling reasons to pay close attention to student loan default beyond the risk of losing Title IV eligibility, including providing student borrowers with the knowledge and support they need to stay in repayment.
September 23, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments
September 22, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments
This past Saturday, TG's president and CEO, Sue McMillin, advocated for more effective borrower education as a panel speaker at the 2014 Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, Texas.
Register today for TG webinar: The Student Experience of Student Loan Counseling: Preliminary Results of an Ongoing Study
September 19, 2014 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments
Time is running out to register for the TG webinar: The Student Experience of Student Loan Counseling: Preliminary Results of an Ongoing Study, scheduled for Tuesday, September 30, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Central Time.
September 18, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments
Review the list of newly reported school closures and corrections from the September 2014 Closed School Monthly Report supplied by ED.
September 12, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments
In an electronic announcement (E-ANN) dated September 11, 2014, ED released an updated disclosure template for gainful employment (GE) programs. Schools must use this revised template to update the disclosures for each of their GE programs to reflect the 2013-2014 award year by January 31, 2015.
September 10, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments
Time is running out to register for the TG webinar: Everyday Coaching, scheduled for Thursday, September 18 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Central Time.
September 08, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments
The official FY 2011 three-year cohort default rates (CDRs) are scheduled to be published by ED on Monday, September 22nd. As a reminder, this will mark the first year in which schools' rates are based solely on their three-year CDRs and the first year in which schools may be subject to eligibility sanctions based on their FY2009, 2010, and 2011 three-year CDRs.
September 05, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments
President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum on June 9, 2014, that included a directive for ED to expand the Pay as You Earn (PAYE) Repayment Plan so that more Direct loan borrowers would be eligible for this plan. In the Federal Register dated September 3, 2014, ED announced their intention to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations for this expansion.
September 03, 2014 · TG Student and Institutional Success · No Comments
More than ever, college-bound students need all the financial resources they can find to help pay for school.
September 02, 2014 · TG Marketing and Product Management · No Comments
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