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    Webinar | 3 Easy, Low-Risk Ways to Pilot LRAP

    LRAP News November 11, 2016

    Have you thought about trying LRAP at your institution but didn’t know where to start?  Attend our webinar and we’ll show you how others have successfully tested LRAP. Join us for our upcoming webinar, 3 Easy, Low-Risk Ways to Pilot LRAP on November 17 at 2pm EST. We’ll discuss tested and proven methods of using […]

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    LRAP Welcomes 5 New Partner Colleges This Fall

    LRAP News October 18, 2016

    We are proud to welcome the following colleges into the LRAP family: • Hanover College (Hanover, IN) • Bethany College (Bethany, WV) • Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, NY) • The University of Findlay (Findlay, OH) • Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR) We are pleased to welcome these institutions into the growing group of LRAP […]

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    Lauren’s Story – Supporting Dreams

    LRAP News September 29, 2016

    The first time Lauren Kerr stepped foot onto the campus of Huntington University, she knew it was the college for her. But as many prospective college students can attest, finances were a major obstacle. Prior to learning about LRAP, Lauren was considering a less expensive university closer to home — one that wouldn’t have provided the Christian […]

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    Webinar | How LRAP can Help Overcome Prior-Prior Year Challenges

    LRAP News September 23, 2016

    How is your institution preparing for the potential challenges caused by the shift to Prior-Prior Year? Many institutions are planning to offer financial aid earlier – resulting in more financial aid appeals and a longer time for students to request a deposit refund. LRAP can help overcome these challenges by boosting financial aid packages, assisting […]

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    Infographic | What’s an LRAP?

    LRAP News October 21, 2016

    Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs) aren’t exactly new, but they very well may be the future of financial aid. Learn the basics with this infographic.

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    Daniel’s Story – LRAP Opened Doors

    LRAP News September 13, 2016

    A talented graduate of the Detroit Public Schools system, Daniel Peake was counting on a scholarship to be able to afford attending his first-choice college, Spring Arbor University. But after learning that this scholarship was valid only at certain colleges, Daniel considered abandoning his plans altogether — he couldn’t afford to pay for Spring Arbor’s tuition out-of-pocket, and […]

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    Keystone College Attracts Media Attention with LRAP

    LRAP News September 22, 2016

    Keystone College (La Plume, PA) has recently drawn significant media attention after announcing the Keystone Commitment – a loan repayment assistance program (LRAP) provided to incoming new students beginning in Fall 2017. Like other LRAPs, the program promises to help repay graduates’ student loan payments if they’re earning less than $40,000 per year after graduation. Watch one […]

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    Aaron’s Story – Pursuing your Dream Career

    LRAP News September 1, 2016

    Hoping to pursue a career in the music industry, Aaron Tremain sought a college education that would put him on the right track after graduation. Huntington University – which offers a degree in Music Business – was the perfect fit for Aaron. That is, except for the price tag. This left Aaron in a difficult position: if he were to attend Huntington, he’d need to […]

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    Webinar | Increase Fall ’17 Enrollment by 10% or More (LRAP Case Studies)

    LRAP News August 18, 2016

    You’ve likely seen our updates about LRAP partner college successes – but have you ever wondered how LRAP helps these schools achieve such outstanding results? If so, attend our upcoming webinar to answer that question and more. Please join us for a free webinar: Increasing enrollment by 10% or more in 1 year (LRAP Case […]

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    Small colleges drive big media attention with loan repayment programs

    LRAP News June 22, 2016

    Boise Bible College and Hiwassee College both garnered media attention this spring after partnering with LRAP Association to offer loan repayment assistance programs (LRAPs) to their prospective students and families. In addition to helping improve enrollment and retention, colleges that offer LRAPs broadly often receive positive media attention for their commitment to addressing student debt concerns. Boise […]