Student Lending Matters

Our Student Lending Matters blog offers content for credit unions. You'll find the latest information on the student lending industry, news from Student Choice, market trends, and more. See our posts below!

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Helping Members Make Smarter College Choices

Recent news has brought to light a college admissions scandal in which wealthy individuals paid for falsified test scores and athletic achievements in exchange for admission to an elite college. This leads to the question - are these elite colleges really any better than a local private or state university? According to an article from NPR, not necessarily. So how can families elicit unbiased data and advice to compare the real costs and benefits a degree from specific colleges and universities?​

 

Student Choice Opens Operations Management Center in San Antonio

Credit Union Student Choice announced that it has opened an operations management center in San Antonio, TX. The facility will house key members of the credit union service organization’s (CUSO) operations and member support teams.

 

Student Choice Expands Focus on Helping Credit Union Members with College Planning and Selection via Edmit Partnership

Credit Union Student Choice announced that it has partnered with Edmit to provide credit unions with a branded, online platform that helps members compare real college costs, specific to their income and test scores, to determine the best financial and academic fit.

 

Student Choice Partners with FutureFuel.io to Bring Highly Desired Student Loan Repayment Benefits to Credit Unions

Credit Union Student Choice announced that is has partnered with FutureFuel.io to bring student loan repayment benefits to the credit union space.

 

Credit Union Student Choice Recognizes KEMBA Financial Credit Union with Honor Roll Award and $5,000 Chip Filson Scholarship

During its 2018 Empower U conference in Nashville, TN, Credit Union Student Choice presented its second annual Honor Roll award, in recognition of excellence in higher education financing, to KEMBA Financial Credit Union. In conjunction with the award, KEMBA Financial will receive a $5,000 Chip Filson Scholarship which they can award to a deserving credit union member or multiple members.

 

Credit Union Student Choice Marks 10th Anniversary by Creating Foundation and Awarding More than $40,000 in Scholarships to Partner Credit Unions

Credit Union Student Choice announced the creation of the CU Student Choice Empowerment Foundation during its 2018 Empower U conference. In conjunction with the Foundation announcement and the CUSO’s 10th anniversary, the Student Choice Board of Directors authorized a special one-time $1,000 scholarship given to every credit union in attendance at Empower U — a total of more than $40,000 to help credit union members pay for college.

 

Attend Our Free FAFSA Webinar!

Completing the FAFSA is one of the most important parts of the college financial aid process. Learn more about the FAFSA and the CSS Profile, and online application that collects information used by nearly 400 colleges and scholarship programs to award non-federal aid.

 

A Tale Of Two “Student” Loans

By offering both in-school and refinance lending, credit unions can appeal to members at multiple stages of life and establish a genuine opportunity for long-term relationships.

 

10 Takeaways From 10 Years In Private Student Lending

With the peak summer lending season nearly upon us for in-school private student loans, Student Choice reflects on 10 key takeaways that we’ve learned from 10 years of being in the business.

 

Student Loan Webinar - Recording Now Available

The recording of our recent webinar on student loans is now available.

 
 
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