Success Stories
Missouri Southern State University No Longer ‘Playing Darts in the Dark’
For my first three years as Missouri Southern State University’s default prevention counselor, I tried to manage our default rate in the same way you play darts in the dark: I knew there was a bullseye someplace in the room, but I had no strategy to play the game. Every month I imported a file…
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Best Practices
Default Prevention Checklist: January 2016
New calendar year, new opportunity to redouble your focus on helping students avoid default. What’s on your student loan default prevention to-do list for January 2016? In the fall I asked financial aid conference attendees to share ideas for monthly tips for preventing default — and they provided a variety of great suggestions. Some of…
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