Personal Website for Mr. De'Marcus I. Jackson, MS, PgCert
Master of Science in Educational Psychology
Post-Master's Certificate in General Psychology
Associate Professor in the PSYC Dept. at Columbia State Community College

Crisis of Student Debt

6 Scary Facts About Student Debt

1. Seventy percent of the class of 2013 is graduating with debt.

2. Student debt has tripled between 2004 and 2013.

3. More than 40 percent of 25-year-olds hold student debt.

4. About 17 percent of loans were delinquent at the end of 2012.

5. More and more borrowers are moving to delinquency from repayment.

6. Burden is growing with time.


Student Loan Debt in Real Time

Student Debt is crippling.


Top 10 Student Loan Tips for Recent Graduates

Whether you just graduated, are taking a break from school, or have already started repaying your student loans, these tips will help you keep your student loan debt under control. That means avoiding fees and extra interest costs, keeping your payments affordable, and protecting your credit rating. If you're having trouble finding a job or keeping up with your payments, there's important information here for you, too.