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College & Career Issues: Student Loan Repayment

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Articles with Reading Levels: 11.0-11.9
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Articles with Reading Levels: 12.0-12.9

Article Name: 5 Student Loan Facts You Should Know 
Source: WTOP-FM 
Author: N/A
Date Published: September 5, 2017
Guiding Question: Are current federal loan counseling options effective?
Grade Level: 11.1

Article Name: More Employers Should Offer Student Loan Repayment Assisstance 
Source: Forbes
Author: Rodney Davis 
Date Published: November 18, 2016
Guiding Question: What benefits can come from employer student loan repayment assistance?
Grade Level: 11.9

Article Name: How to Take Advantage of Student Loan Forgiveness
Source: Forbes
Author: David John Marotta
Date Published: July 27, 2015
Guiding Question: Is the financial investment in college worth it?
Grade Level: 11.1

 

Article Name: Repaying Student Loans Early: More Common Than You Think 
Source:  Forbes  
Author: Preston Cooper
Date Published: September 1, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some of the benefits of paying off student loans early?
Grade Level: 12.3

Article Name: How the New Administration Will Affect Student Loans 
Source: NFCC 
Author: Majel Hein 
Date Published: January 20, 2017
Guiding Question: What are the pros and cons of the new administrtions student debt repayment plan?
Grade Level: 12.7

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Article Name: America Can Fix Its Student Loan Crisis, Just Ask Australia
Source: The New York Times
Author: Susan Dynarski
Date Published: July 9, 2016
Guiding Question: How can America solve the student loan crisis?
Grade Level: 9.2

Article Name: Rates on Federal Loans are Falling
Source: The New York times
Author: Ann Carrns
Date Published: June 24, 2016
Guiding Question: How are the rates of student loans shifting?
Grade Level: 9.2

Article Name: Student Loan Debt: The Invisible, Incredible Drain on Investment
Source: U.S. News
Author: Lou Carlozo
Date Published: MAy, 9, 2016
Guiding Question: Why should students pay private loans off first?
Grade Level: 9.1

Article Name: Which Student Loan Should I Pay First?
Source: Forbes
Author: Robert Farrington
Date Published: August 10, 2015
Guiding Question: Why should students pay private loans off first?
Grade Level: 9.2

Article Name: A Guide to Paying Off Your Student Loans
Source: The Washington Post
Author: Danielle Douglas-Gabriel
Date Published: October 15, 2014
Guiding Question: What steps can be taken to pay student loans?
Grade Level: 9.7

Article Name: Resolving Disputes
Source: Federal Student Aid
Author: Federal Student Aid Staff
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What steps can be taken to rectify faulty loan payment plans?
Grade Level: 7.8

Article Name: Types of College Loans
Source: The College Board
Author: The College Board Staff
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What kinds of loans are there to help me pay for college?
Grade Level: 8.7

Article Name: Your College Saving Options
Source: The College Board
Author: The College Board Staff
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: How can a student prepare for the costs of college?
Grade Level: 7.7

Article Name: By Saddling Students with Debt We're Depriving them of Self-reliance
Source: PBS Newshour 
Author: Steve Gardiner 
Date Published: March 15, 2017
Guiding Question: How is student loan debt affecting when student's make milestone life choices such as buying a house or having children?
Grade Level: 8.9

Article Name: 6 Tips for Avoiding the Worst Student Loan Repayment Traps 
Source: New York Times 
Author: Ron Lieber 
Date Published: January 20, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some ways to avoid making your student loans worse?
Grade Level: 9.8

Article Name: Why Paying Off Student Loans Early Could be a Mistake
Source: CNN
Author: Wendy Connick 
Date Published:  September 6, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some of the benefits to paying off student loans slowly?
Grade Level: 10.9

Article Name: The High Economic and Social Costs of Student Loan Debt 
Source: CNBC
Author: Kelly Holland 
Date Published: June 15, 2015
Guiding Question: What are some of the negative effects of large amounts of student loan debt on society?
Grade Level: 13.1

Article Name: Trump Student Loan Forgiveness Policy: What Does Trump's Presidency Mean for Student Loan Borrowers?
Source: Student Debt Relief 
Author: N/A
Date Published: Last Updated August 31, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some ways the new presidency could affect student loan forgiveness?
Grade Level: 13.6