AIE's scholarship search tool helps students find more ways to pay for school

September 02, 2014 · TG Marketing and Product Management · No Comments

Point your students to AIE's Scholarship Search today.

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Register today for a TG webinar: Everyday Coaching

August 29, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

TG Webinars

Coaching is an often uncomfortable and mishandled process, but it's one that is crucial to personal and professional growth. Join TG for the webinar Everyday Coaching on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 10 - 11 a.m.

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ED's SCRA guidance provides flexibility to lenders and servicers to help borrowers on active duty

August 27, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

On August 25, 2014, ED issued Dear Colleague Letter (GEN)-14-16 that provides additional flexibility to lenders and servicers as they help borrowers on active duty gain access to interest rate relief as provided under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

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TG closed for Labor Day 2014

August 26, 2014 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments

TG will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

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New law will help veterans and eligible dependents receive in-state tuition and fees at public schools

August 22, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

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On August 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law P.L. 113-146 — the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014. One of the provisions of this new law stipulates that the Department of Veterans Affairs will disapprove veterans educational assistance under Veterans Benefits, Chapter 30 or 33, if a public school charges covered individuals tuition and fees that are higher than the in-state rate if the individual is living in the state where the school is located.

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Register today for a TG webinar: B-On-Time Loan Program Update: Recent Changes and New Counseling Resources

August 20, 2014 · TG Student and Institutional Success · No Comments

TG Webinars

TG has been working with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to increase understanding of the Texas B-On-Time (BOT) Loan Program and improve default and forgiveness rates. The BOT loan program also underwent changes this year as a result of the most recent legislative session. To keep you up to date on these developments, join us for the TG webinar B-On-Time Loan Program Update: Recent Changes and New Counseling Resources on Friday August 29, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time.

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TG’s Adventures In Education gets updated design, enhancements

August 18, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

AIE redesign

The new school year is just around the corner, and now is good a time for students to take a fresh look at their future plans. To help, Adventures In Education (AIE™) has a new look, too.

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Losing CDR exemptions — tips to manage the transition

August 15, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs and Default Prevention · No Comments

To complete a two-part series of articles, Shoptalk offers additional guidance to schools that may be losing access to certain cohort default rate (CDR) exemptions. A school that is currently eligible for the exemptions will lose that eligibility 30 calendar days after receiving notice from the ED of an official CDR that exceeds the benefit threshold. The following information is intended to help schools manage the transition, should they lose certain administrative exemptions.

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Understanding cohort default rate exemptions

August 13, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs and Default Prevention · No Comments

To help schools understand CDR exemptions, Shoptalk is publishing a two-part series. In this installment, we provide an overview of the exemptions available, and we focus on how schools can access to the exemptions for low CDRs. In a subsequent article, we cover how schools may manage the transition when losing access to exemptions due to increased rates.

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Closed school corner, August 2014

August 11, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

Review the list of newly reported school closures and corrections from the August 2014 Closed School Monthly Report supplied by ED.

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