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Allesandra Lanza

Innovations in Higher Education Financing: LRAPs

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Welcome to our new series, “Innovations in Higher Education Financing,” which will examine new and inventive ways to ensure that higher education in the United States remains financially in reach for every academically qualified student. 

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Allesandra Lanza

Free College? States, You’re Our Only Hope

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Just when we all thought the free college movement was dead in the water, it’s back – and potentially in a big way. 

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Julie Ryder Lammers

Our Wish List of Legislative Priorities for Higher Education Consumers

Posted on: January 5, 2017

This month’s changing of the guard in Washington, DC sets the stage for lawmakers to tackle a number of higher education financing issues, whether through the stalled reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, standalone bills or the reversal of regulations enacted during President Obama’s time in office. While it’s difficult to predict what a Trump administration will mean for higher education, here’s our Consumer Advocacy Center’s wish list of executive and legislative priorities in the best interest of the higher education consumer:

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Allesandra Lanza

Come Together, Right Now …. Over Student Debt

Posted on: November 17, 2016

John Zurick

Hispanics’ American Dream Starts with Higher Education

Posted on: October 18, 2016

HACU President Antonio Flores Presents ASA President John Zurick with Outstanding Private Sector Partner Award

It was recently my honor to accept, on behalf of American Student Assistance, the Outstanding Private Sector Partner award from the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities at their annual conference in San Antonio. The conference was an outstanding event and it reminded me of just how critical it is for our entire nation that Hispanics access and succeed in higher education and beyond.

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