How Do I Get My Student Loans From IADT Forgiven?

Question: Dear Steve, Hi Steve! I finished school at the International Academy of Design and Technology in 2007. I recently learned the school closed, possibly due to fraud. Can I apply for the closed school loan discharge? I don’t fall under the 3 main ways to get the loans discharged but since the school was … Read more

My International Academy of Design and Technology Student Loan Debt is Following Me Forever

Question: Dear Steve, I attended International Academy of Design and Technology in Orlando, FL starting in 2006, and like most, took out student loans with Sallie Mae (now Navient) to help pay for the education. The school assured my parents and myself that they would be accredited for Interior Design by the time I graduated, … Read more

I Cosigned for Student Loans From International Academy of Design and Technology And I’m Stuck

Question: Dear Steve, I co-signed for my daughters school loan. Private and government loans. I went bankrupt in 2009 and lost everything my home everything. Sallie Mae had the loans at the time. I sent certified to ask for Hardship forgiveness and all the loans were named in BK. Under to law that I see … Read more

My School Misled Me, is Closing, and Leaving Me in Debt

Question: Dear Steve, I started going to International Academy of Design and Technology in 2008 and was really excited to go for my Bachelors degree. I wanted a better life for my son and me. I asked all the usual questions; what’s the program like, how are the courses taught, is it like going to … Read more

Want to Pay a Lot for College But Never Graduate? Go to a For-Profit University.

In a recent report, Subprime Opportunity: The Unfulfilled Promise of For-Profit Colleges and Universities the University of Phoenix didn’t fare too well when it came to graduating students. According to the report, only 9% of student enrolled actually graduated within six years. University of Phoenix, DeVry University, The Art institute, Berkeley College, Sullivan University, Westwood … Read more