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Health Professions in the News: What Obama's 2016 Budget Proposal Means for Student Borrowers

US News and World Report (February 11, 2015)

According to the 2016 budget, the president wants to "reform and streamline income-driven repayment to ensure that program benefits are targeted to the neediest borrowers and to safeguard the program for the future." Under his proposal, a modified Pay As You Earn plan would be the only income-driven...

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Health Professions in the News: Proposed Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Extend the Same Income-Based Terms to All Federal Loan Borrowers

Center for American Progress (August 18, 2015)

Income-based loan repayment has a long and dizzying history as a policy solution for student borrowers. During recent years, changes to old repayment plans and the creation of new ones have expanded generous income-based repayment options to a growing number of borrowers. But, until now, the most...

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Health Professions in the News: Who’s Picking Up the Cost of Graduate Student Debt?

The Atlantic (August 20, 2015)

A government program that allows student loan borrowers to significantly reduce their monthly payments is growing in popularity—and increasingly eating into federal coffers. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: FUTURE Act: What Students, Borrowers Should Know

US News and World Report (January 27, 2020)

This law has an impact on prospective and current students as well as some graduates with federal student loans. While students can expect unpredictability when paying for college in 2020 and some minor changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, this cycle, significant changes...

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