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5 essential things to know about private student loans

The following story is from NICHE

January 10, 2019

If money in your college fund is coming up short, you may turn to private student loans to make up the difference.

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Maximize your scholarship potential with top 10 tips from ECMC

January Through March is Prime Scholarship Application Season

January 9, 2019

The start of the year means the start of prime scholarship season for current and incoming college students. Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) is offering a Top 10 list of tips to help students make the most of the season while potentially lowering their student debt.

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Houston's job market isn't working for everyone. Let's change that.

The following video is from the Houston Chronicle

January 8, 2019

When underserved populations can't access quality education and training options, that leaves Houston employers in key industries like manufacturing and health care facing severe skills gaps.

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ECMC Group President and CEO Jeremy Wheaton appointed to Jeremiah Program's national governing board of directors

January 4, 2019

Jeremy Wheaton, president and chief executive officer of ECMC Group, has been appointed to a three-year term on the national governing board of directors of Jeremiah Program.

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An innovative (and Milton Friedman-approved) way to combat the college-debt crisis

The following article is from Crain's Chicago Business

January 3, 2019

The idea isn't new—but it's being tested in Chicago even as it gains traction elsewhere in the nation.

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