Can They Do That With My Transcript?


Dear Steve,

Can a college still withhold your transcript if the debt has been passed on to a debt collector?



Dear Cat,

If the debt is still owed I don’t see why not. The transcript is held as collateral until the debt is satisfied.

One way to release the transcript is to file bankruptcy. It might be a big solution for a relatively small debt.


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