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All posts tagged "Corinthian Colleges"

  • Student Loan Continued Damage and 30% Collection Fees for Tuition

    I big thanks to Credit & Collection News who pointed these articles out to me. You’ve got to give credit where it’s due. Thousands Paying for an Education that Failed to Deliver Now, some of the financial...

    • Posted August 7, 2017
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  • Great Checklist On What to Do if Your School Closed and You Have Federal Loans

    The Federal Student Aid office in the Department of Education has updated their advice and information on what to do if your school closed. The information contains links and state specific contact information and in general is...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
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  • Did You Submit a Borrower Defense Claim for Student Loans at Corinthian Colleges?

    Students who previously submitted Borrower Defense to Repayment claims to have their Corinthian Colleges (Everest, Heald, and WyoTech) student loans forgiven may have received an important email that went into spam. If you did previously submit a...

    • Posted January 16, 2017
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  • Dept of Education Tries to Collect Every Penny of Forgiven Debt Under Borrower Defense

    Man there are great journalists out there and Shahien Nasiripour has been crushing it in the student loan segment. Shahien is reporting that the Department of Education has been trying to collect on student loans it promised...

    • Posted December 20, 2016
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  • Interest rate negotiation can result in a lower interest rate than you are paying now.
    Corinthian College Students to Get Student Loan Debt Forgiven

    The U.S. Department of Education announced today that students who were defrauded at 91 former Corinthian Colleges Inc. (Corinthian) campuses nationwide have a clear path to loan forgiveness under evidence uncovered by the Department while working with...

    • Posted March 25, 2016
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  • How a For-Profit College Targeted the Homeless and Kids With Low Self-Esteem

    by Annie Waldman ProPublica Perhaps you remember Corinthian Colleges. It was the country’s second largest chain of for-profit colleges, before it collapsed into bankruptcy last year amid evidence of phony marketing and predatory loans. The shenanigans brought...

    • Posted March 21, 2016
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  • Angry Man by Steve Rhode
    What Happens If You Boycott Your Student Loans?

    Fifteen former Corinthian Colleges students are angry. The group alleges they were taken advantage of and targeted by the for-profit college system. They’re not the first to complain about the institution, but what makes these students different is that they’re...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Corinthian College Students Refuse to Pay Their Debt

    On Monday, former students of Corinthian Colleges Inc. declared a debt strike by refusing to pay their federal loans. These former students — who call themselves the Corinthian 15 — are the first to take such a...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Everest, Heald, WyoTech Schools Parent Sued for Predatory Lending Scheme

    Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sued for-profit college chain Corinthian Colleges, Inc. for its illegal predatory lending scheme. The schools under this company include; Everest College, Everest Institute, Everest University, Everest University Online, Everest College...

    • Posted September 16, 2014
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  • California Sues a Number of Colleges for Doing Bad Stuff

    The California Attorney General has filed suit against some recognizable college names claiming they engaged in “false and predatory advertising, intentional misrepresentations to students, securities fraud and unlawful use of military seals in advertisements.” – Source The...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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