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    Webinar | 4 LRAP Spring Strategies to Grow Fall Enrollment

    Webinar April 6, 2017

    Join us for the upcoming webinar, 4 LRAP Spring Strategies to Grow Fall Enrollment to learn more about how you can use LRAP to turn your prospects into students with 4 low-risk strategies. This webinar will walk through the 4 most-successful LRAP pilot strategies as well as client results. LRAP can help you grow your […]

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    College Costs Forcing Students to Compromise

    Industry News LRAP Strategies April 4, 2017

    Every year, thousands of students turn down offers to attend their first-choice college. Royall & Company recently examined survey responses of more than 6,000 of these students. The most popular reason why they opted to go elsewhere? Costs. Altogether, 39.9% of students cited a cost-related reason as the factor that deterred them from attending their […]

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    More and More U.S. Colleges Are Helping Students Pay Back Their Loans

    Industry News LRAP In The News March 28, 2017

    With ballooning student debt reaching record highs, some colleges are beginning to step in and help students shoulder some of the loans they took out to cover their tuition. And the availability of this relief is reportedly becoming a draw for prospective students. About 100 institutions of higher education around the U.S. have begun to […]

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    Loan repayment program helps double Keystone College applications

    LRAP In The News March 23, 2017

    A commitment by Keystone College to pay the student loans of some graduates has led to greater interest and more applications. The Keystone Commitment Loan Repayment Assistance Program begins with first-time, full-time freshmen starting this fall. The first program of its kind in the region, Keystone graduates working at least 30 hours per week with […]

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    Enrollment Concerns Top-of-Mind for College Presidents

    Enrollment Management Industry News March 21, 2017

    These days, admissions officers aren’t the only ones concerned about enrollment. According to a recent survey by Inside Higher Ed and Gallup, 84% of college presidents are “very” or “somewhat” concerned about meeting their institution’s enrollment targets. For the fifth straight year, overall college enrollment is down across the country, and for a variety of reasons: […]

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    Webinar | 3 Ways to Get Prospects Unstuck From Your Funnel

    Webinar March 7, 2017

    Would an additional 20 students help your institution this fall? Join us for a webinar that will cover 3 proven strategies for using LRAP to get prospects unstuck from your funnel, even this late in the enrollment cycle. LRAP (Loan Repayment Assistance Program) helps colleges and universities enroll and retain students who are hesitant to […]

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    What’s an LRAP? | Whiteboard Animation

    Enrollment Management LRAP News LRAP Strategies February 28, 2017

    The Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) helps students repay their educational loans based on their incomes after graduation. When offered upfront to prospective students, LRAPs can be a compelling point of differentiation for your institution, helping to improve yield and grow net revenue. Learn more in the video below:

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    LRAP to Provide “Salt” Resources to all Students & Alumni

    LRAP News February 9, 2017

    LRAP ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN STUDENT ASSISTANCE PARTNER TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL EDUCATION AND CAREER ADVICE TO COLLEGE STUDENTS AND ALUMNI NATIONWIDE LISLE, IL (February 9, 2017) – LRAP Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with American Student Assistance® (ASA), a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating finance as a barrier to higher education. Under the agreement […]

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    Keystone College first in Pa. to offer loan repayment for low-earning graduates

    LRAP In The News October 19, 2016

    Keystone College is a small liberal arts school in a rural area outside of the city of Scranton. No part of that preceding sentence screams “high earning potential.” But for graduates of Keystone College, salary might not be the most important consideration when getting a job after graduation. Many students want to go into the […]

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    How Can You Take a Smart Approach to Student Loan Debt?

    LRAP In The News February 1, 2017

    Madeleine Barr, AB ’16, is a cofounder of CommonCents, an app that helps college students use spare change to repay their loans. The start-up won the College New Venture Challenge in May. My initial principal loan balance was about $28,000. I didn’t get any correspondence from my loan provider until I was a senior in […]