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Planning Ahead of Your Draft Cohort Default Rate
Every February, the Department of Education (ED) sends draft cohort default rates (CDRs) to institutions for the most recently closed cohort year (2015). Once schools get their draft CDR, they have 45 days[1] to submit an Incorrect Data Challenge. An institution can use the Incorrect Data Challenge to alert the Department of Education (ED) about…
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Want Less Student Loan Default Risk? Start With More Insight About Your Borrower Data
When it comes to the risk of students facing money management and loan repayment difficulties, less is definitely more. But reducing student risk requires increasing institutional knowledge. Sometimes, that starts with knowing what you don’t know – and there can be a lot of unknowns. However, that’s good news, because that discovery process is a…
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History of Higher Ed: the Dartmouth Decision and the Land Grant College Act
The Dartmouth Decision The Dartmouth Decision is in reference to the court case Dartmouth College v. Woodward (17 U.S. 518, 1819). Dartmouth College was founded in 1769. Specifically, the college was granted a charter by King George III. This charter laid out the principles and mission of this private institution. This charter came into question…
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Measure of Success: the Borrower Connect Outreach Customer Satisfaction Survey
Last week, I reviewed the results of our annual customer satisfaction survey for the “software only” application of Borrower Connect. Borrower Connect is our patented default prevention software, which institutions use to provide student loan repayment assistance to their borrowers. Because it is scalable to any scope and budget, some customers use only the turnkey…
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