Will Student Loan Interest Rates Double on July 1st?: Analysis of the Current Debate in DC


Mark Kantrowitz

Mark Kantrowitz is a nationally-recognized expert on student financial aid, scholarships and student loans. He is Senior Vice President and Publisher of Edvisors Network. His mission is to deliver practical information, advice and tools to students and their families so they can make informed decisions about planning and paying for college.

Prior to joining Edvisors, Mark was founder and publisher of FinAid.org and publisher of Fastweb.com. Mr. Kantrowitz has been quoted in more than 5,000 newspaper and magazine articles in the last five years.

He has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Reuters, Huffington Post, US News & World Report, Newsweek and Time Magazine. Mark is the author of two bestselling books about scholarships and financial aid and holds seven patents. He also writes extensively on student aid policy.

Mark serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Student Financial Aid, the editorial advisory board of Bottom Line/Personal, is a member of the board of trustees of the Center for Excellence in Education and is a member of the board of directors of the National Scholarship Providers Association. He has two Bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and philosophy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master’s degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).


Wednesday, June 26th
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern
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About the Program

Will Student Loan Interest Rates Double on July 1st?: Analysis of the Current Debate in DC

  • What will happen to student loan interest rates if no action is taken?
  • What is being proposed by Congress and the President?
  • How are the proposals different?
  • What will the impact be on students and institutions?
  • Will anything get done to avoid this massive increase in interest rates?

This webinar will provide an easy-to-understand and objective discussion of this timely and critical issue.

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