Federal Loan Rates Dip

Federal Loan Rates Dip

The federal government annually evaluates the rates for federal loans. Despite this year’s dismal economy, the government has cut interest rates and fees for federal loans, putting more money back into the pockets of student borrowers. New rulings for specific loans and grants include the following: Stafford Loans (subsidized): New loans (the first pay out…

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Blurring the Lines between Safety and Discrimination: The Struggles of International Education

Blurring the Lines between Safety and Discrimination: The Struggles of International Education

Foreign and American policies spilled into the world of education recently as three Gazan Fullbright scholars were denied access into America by Israel, deeming them "too dangerous." The students, all former scholars or teaching assistants of the Islamic Univeristy of Gaza were denied entry into the US and had their awards revoked by Israel. The…

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