Loans: A roundup of expert advicePosted on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 21:03
For families evaluating their financial aid at this time, here's a roundup of advice from some experts on the role of loans in funding a college education.
Jonathan Burdick, dean of admission and financial aid at the University of Rochester, has an excellent guest post at the College Inc. blog for the Washington Post -- Five steps to a prudent student loan.
For more insight from an expert, check out our own guest post from Jon Boeckenstedt, vice president for Enrollment Policy & Planning at DePaul University for his thoughtful look here at when and where borrowing is worth it.
Finally, Sandy Baum and Michael McPherson in the Chronicle of Higher Education take on and debunk the latest thought contagion in college admission — the level of concern surrounding student debt. You can find their article here.