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How your future career should affect your college borrowing

May 24, 2017 11:12:10 AM

Let’s start by comparing higher education philosophies through the decades.

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Topics: Borrowing for College

Education loan comparison

May 16, 2017 11:11:00 AM

There are a lot of variables to consider when it’s time to select a loan for college. We’ve prepared a thorough comparison that breaks down everything you need to know.

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Topics: Borrowing for College

Responsibilities of a student loan cosigner

May 4, 2017 11:03:00 AM

First, let’s talk about terminology: what is a cosigner?

A cosigner is a person who shares financial and legal responsibility for repayment on a loan. To make sure we’ve got all our ducks in a row, here are the primary parties involved in a student loan with a cosigner:

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Topics: Borrowing for College

Student loan smack down! How to conquer your student debt

May 2, 2017 11:21:00 AM

The US student loan "crisis" is the result of soaring tuition, increased demand for professionals, and the collective borrowing by more than 70% of the country’s college students. With debt averaging about $35,000 for undergraduate students, repayment strategy is key. The good news is, most students are able to manage their student loans, even if they aren't happy to have them! Here are the best ways to conquer your student loan debt.

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Topics: Borrowing for College, Student Loan Repayment

Internship Summit at State House reinforces importance of internships in growth of skilled workforce and RI economy

May 2, 2017 9:37:46 AM

Providence, RI (May 1, 2017) – Employers and students gathered today at the State House in recognition of the important role that internships play in developing a skilled workforce, retaining the best talent in Rhode Island, and opening up opportunities for new college graduates. The event, the Bridge.jobs Internship Summit, commended employers for their exemplary internship programs, provided opportunities for students to learn strategies to increase their employability, and fostered connections between RI employers and college students through networking opportunities.

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Topics: College Internships

Selecting the right school is vitally important for your future

May 1, 2017 8:05:00 PM

If you're starting to feel the pressure of the college selection process, you're hardly alone. For students everywhere, the choice can feel overwhelming. There's no easy way to say it - this is one of the most important decisions you've ever had to make, and your selection will in part determine the course of your future.

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Topics: College Planning