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Student loan debt relief-REALLY?

Watching a slick TV commercial about student loan debt relief the other night, I realized how great the offer sounded. Unfortunately in most cases, doing business with student loan debt relief lenders is like doing business with other "debt relief" for profit organizations. The only relief is the profit the predatory relief lender will earn from the high fees and interest rates involved in so-called relief offers.

Actual student loan debt relief is pretty much a myth-unless you attended a less than reputable online or for-profit college.

Are you too old to go to college?

Students with a desire to return to college after working and raising a family often think they are too old to go to college.  They worry about paying tuition.  And they think they may not have what it takes to do well in classes.
To the contrary, the life experiences of adult students enhance their ability to learn.  Their drive and desire to succeed combined with the advantage of their life experiences and time management skills result in excellent course grades.