siliconpalms:

Overdue Student Loans Hit All-Time High

The levels of student loans overdue in the US have hit an all-time high, as spiraling education…

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siliconpalms:

Overdue Student Loans Hit All-Time High

The levels of student loans overdue in the US have hit an all-time high, as spiraling education…

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Me signing off on my student loan

bwee:

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arab-centric:

"What do you make of the increased professionalization and specialization among undergraduate departments in universities…. For instance, the humanities seem to be under great attack because they do not produce ‘tangible’ ‘outcomes and assessments’ that can be fit onto a balance sheet determined…

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"A trillion dollars in student loan debt right now. A trillion right. A TRILLION dollars. We are lending money that we don’t have to kids that will never be able to pay it back, to educate them for jobs that no longer exist."

— Mike Rowe (via e9productions)

(Source: llynoleum)

twigglife:

*Goes to apply for a loan. Sees the amount of previous loans. Closes browser. Walks away. Makes a sandwich.*

occupystudentdebt:

My name is Alejandra, and I am a 26-year-old, single woman still living at home. Why? Because I am overwhelmed with my Sallie Mae loans I took out to attend college at Full Sail University.

The Financial Aid officer told me that I could only take out a private signature loan because I could not…

Thank you for sharing your story. We stand in solidarity with you.

(Source: occupystudentdebt)

swpucsc:

An infographic from the Huffington Post explaining why the new student loan deal will likely worsen the student debt crisis.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/02/studentloan-deal_n_3685199.html

swpucsc:

An infographic from the Huffington Post explaining why the new student loan deal will likely worsen the student debt crisis.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/02/studentloan-deal_n_3685199.html

colorfuloddity:

in high school they should have a class on student loans

priceofliberty:

There is about 1.2 trillion dollars worth of student loans outstanding with all but 15% of that owned or guaranteed by the government. The chart below shows the student loan amount held directly by the federal government. That balance is rising at about $110 billion per year, reports Sober Look.

priceofliberty:

There is about 1.2 trillion dollars worth of student loans outstanding with all but 15% of that owned or guaranteed by the government. The chart below shows the student loan amount held directly by the federal government. That balance is rising at about $110 billion per year, reports Sober Look.

occupystudentdebt:

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#OutWithStudentDebt Video Project

Don’t you think it’s time to come out about your student debt?

StudentDebtCrisis.org and an incredible coalition of partners think it’s high time that all of us who are suffering with student debt have an outlet to come forward and share our personal…

(Source: occupystudentdebt)

over30and30under:

"Out of $1 trillion in federal loans, $214 billion are in deferment or forebearance and $89 billion are in default."

 

It’s kinda sad that one of my goals in life is to never default on any of my student loans.

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rebekahrose:

When that horrible realization dawns that you have thousands of dollars in student loan debt and no way to pay it back, you fuck around in InDesign, am I right?

We love the creativity! As a fellow graphic designer I have created quite a few “debt” renderings.. its great to speak out using your talents, while posting to online communities which can share in your sentiment. Good job!

rebekahrose:

When that horrible realization dawns that you have thousands of dollars in student loan debt and no way to pay it back, you fuck around in InDesign, am I right?

We love the creativity! As a fellow graphic designer I have created quite a few “debt” renderings.. its great to speak out using your talents, while posting to online communities which can share in your sentiment. Good job!

kylemccarthyism:

Join over a dozen organizations that are saying #OutWithStudentDebt! Share your #StudentDebt video story! http://bit.ly/15FsN1V

(Source: kylemccarthyism)