Posts tagged college
Will Student Loans Bring About the Next Financial Crisis?

These student loan asset-backed securities, otherwise known as SLABS, provide investors with cash flow when students make payments on the loan and interest. According to Forbes Magazine, the student loan debt currently figures at $1.52 trillion dollars, behind only mortgage debt.

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Views on Operation Varsity Blues from an Ivy League Student-Athlete

I completely relish my identity as an athlete, but I am a student first. That’s why the stories of parents and counselors photoshopping kids onto water polo players, football kickers, and rowers alike, and bribing coaches and athletics officials to have their “student-athletes” admitted to college leaves me feeling disgusted.

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The Disuse of “Pursuit of Excellence”

There is no doubt that universities have expanded resources to better serve students from lower-income backgrounds, but the greater question at hand is how these students can thrive in the environments of elite institutions.

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