show/ hide navigation

LRAP Blog

  • Tree

    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 […]

  • Tree

    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: […]

  • Tree

    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 […]

  • Tree

    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:

  • Tree

    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 […]

  • Tree

    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 […]

  • Tree

    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 […]

  • Tree

    Keystone College to Offer Loan Repayment

    LRAP In The News September 21, 2016

    LA PLUME TOWNSHIP — A college in our area is attempting to ease one of the biggest fears incoming college students and their parents have–student loans. Keystone College plans to start helping its graduates pay their loans. College-bound high school students may not be worried about four or five years from now and how they […]

  • Tree

    5 Questions To Answer Before You Put Down Your College Deposit

    LRAP In The News April 11, 2016

    T.S. Eliot overstated the matter with “April is the cruelest month;” however, hundreds of thousands of teenagers right now have the challenge of deciding where to start college, because enrollment deposits are due May 1. Here are some thoughts on how to make this decision well: What is the campus like when the adults aren’t […]

  • Tree

    NY college promises to help students pay loans

    LRAP In The News February 1, 2017

    If you think college tuition is expensive now, wait until all the plans the government has to “help” start to kick in. Houghton College has a better idea. So much confidence does the New York-based school have in its degree that it is now promising to help students pay off their college loans if they […]