Campus Progress today released to its network of student journalists and activists a step-by-step guide to probing their campus financial aid offices for conflicts of interests that damage the student loan system. The guide, "Honest Lending, Fair Lending," comes in the wake of a groundbreaking investigation by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and weeks of front-page newspaper disclosures about loan companies exerting apparent undue influence on colleges and college officials.
"Students have a powerful incentive to ensure that their schools direct them to loans on fair terms, rather than to lenders who have developed cozy relationships with school administrators," said...
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