An official website of the United States Government
  • Home
  • Author archive: Rohit Chopra

Author archive: Rohit Chopra

Stressed out by student debt

By

Crossposted from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This opinion editorial originally ran on May 14, 2015 online. As millions of students and their families across the country celebrate graduation season, many will be joining the ranks of the more than 40 million other Americans on the hook for over $1.2 trillion in student debt. The average […]

Read more

Reminder: What happens to your student loans if your school is shut down

By

When you’re told that your college will be shutting down, there can be a lot of uncertainty about what comes next. In light of recent closures of certain for-profit colleges, we wanted to share some helpful advice to help you navigate the situation. This information and answers to other common questions about student loans are […]

Read more

Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt

By

Today we took action to put an end to two student loan debt relief scams that illegally tricked borrowers into paying upfront fees for federal loan benefits. In a joint filing with Florida’s Attorney General, we shut down student loan debt relief company College Education Services and, separately, we filed a lawsuit against Student Loan […]

Read more