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Rates going up on federal student loans beginning July 1

On average, undergraduates took out $4,060 in unsubsidized federal Stafford loans in 2015-16, according to Mark Kantrowitz, publisher and vice president of strategy for Cappex.com. The average annual amount was $3,727 for undergraduate subsidized federal Stafford loans. The July 1 rate hike does not apply to private student loans Typically, federal...
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Minisink student receives Crystal Run scholarship

MIDDLETOWN – Minisink High School graduating senior Kathryn Heilfurth received the $1,500 Crystal Run Healthcare Scholarship at an event on June 20. Crystal Run Healthcare’s Chief Operating Officer, Michelle A. Koury, MD; and Chief Human Resources Officer Mary DeFreitas, BBA, MPS, presented it to Heilfurth at the Middletown...
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Why Betsy DeVos Will Rewrite These Student Loan Forgiveness Rules

WASHINGTON, DC: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill June 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) The Trump administration announced Wednesday that it will rewrite two Obama-era rules intended to protect student loan borrowers. The U.S. Department of...
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