Tag: college

Considering a Private College? Do Your Homework

When choosing a postsecondary school, basic factors such as location, areas of study, and cost are all important to consider. However, in light of last week’s nationwide shutdown of ITT Technical Institute schools, as well as the high-profile collapse of Corinthian Colleges in 2014, other crucial factors should be considered before making a commitment. If…

Taking Out a Student Loan: What You Should Know Before You Sign

The recent lawsuit in which the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is suing for-profit college chain Corinthian Colleges for alleged “illegal predatory lending” is a reminder to students: Don’t take out a loan without doing your homework. CFPB alleges that since June 2013, Corinthian lured thousands of students into taking out high-cost private loans to…

Got financial aid questions? BPPE has answers

You still have time to get your higher education financial aid questions answered. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education is taking your phone calls at KCRA 3’s Call 3: Cash for College going on now. If you’re in the greater Sacramento area, call (916) 447-2255 or send an email to college@kcra.com until 7:00pm with your…

Tune in tomorrow!! BPPE will be on KCRA- Channel 3 taking your financial aid calls

It’s never too early to start planning your future. If you’re thinking about attending a postsecondary school, community college or university you’ve probably asked yourself, “How am I going to pay for it?” If that sounds like, and you’re in the greater Sacramento area, you won’t want to miss KCRA 3’s Call 3: Cash for…

BPPE at KCRA3’s Call 3: Cash for College Day

It’s not too late to get your higher education financial aid questions answered. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education is taking your phone calls at KCRA 3’s Call 3: Cash for College going on now. If you’re in the greater Sacramento area, call (916) 447-2255 until 7:00pm with your student financial aid questions. The Bureau…