Puerto Rican Students, New Pupil Debt Numbers, College Software Recommendations And Equipment

Puerto Rican Students, New Student Debt Numbers, College Application Tips And Toolstoggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesThere’s lots of new info this week for those thinking about college, plus many other education topics in our weekly roundup.
Education Week reports that relief efforts are currently focused on meeting the basic needs of children and families.
Oct. 1 is the date to begin applying for college student aidThe Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available starting Oct. 1 for those who need help paying for college in the 2018-2019 school year.
New data on student loan repaymentAlso this week, the department reported three-year default rates for student loans.
Schools in New York City, Miami, Orlando and other places with sizable Puerto Rican populations are preparing to receive an influx of students.

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