Blog Archives for April 2011

Saving Pell Grants

April 21, 2011

Details continue to trickle out about the budget compromise negotiated last week.

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One Year Later: Remembering the BP Oil Spill

April 20, 2011

A year ago today, the U.S. Gulf Coast was once again thrown into crisis. At approximately 9:45 p.m.

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Need-based and merit-based grants for undergrads slated for elimination

April 18, 2011

Federal aid for college is being cut by leaps and bounds – or rather, by LEAP and Byrd.  In his budget request

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Student Debt Stories

April 14, 2011

This week we are going to take a more in-depth look at the long term fiscal consequences of being burdened with a large amount of educational debt.

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

April 12, 2011

It is law school admissions season and while current law students worry about passing their upcoming final exams, would-be law students are fretting - and sweating - over where to make seat deposit

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Good Woman Lawyer

April 11, 2011

This is a guest post by Equal Justice Works Fellow Maria Sfreddo.

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Can you really go to law school for free?

April 7, 2011

The University of Chicago Law School made a huge splash earlier this month when it announced its revamped Loan Repayment Assistance Program

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Help Available for Public Servants Drowning in Debt

April 4, 2011

A number of articles have appeared in the press in recent weeks about students graduating with advanced degrees, mortgage sized-debts, and few job prospects to pay it back.

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Summer Corps Members Protect the Powerless

April 1, 2011

At the New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc., Summer Corps Member Nora Grais-Clements utilized her bilingual skills to help Hispanic vulnerable populations.

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