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New Mexico pays off college debt for 133 CYFD employees

93 Views ¬†¬†SANTA FE, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚ÄstNew Mexico is putting hundreds of thousands of dollars towards helping social workers pay off educational debt. The state‚Äôs Higher Education Department recently awarded relief to 133 state employees.

More than 6,000 New Mexicans get federal student loans forgiven

138 Views ¬†¬†NEW MEXICO¬†(KRQE) ‚ÄstA total of 6,270 New Mexico residents received forgiveness of their federal student loans via President Joe Biden‚Äôs¬†SAVE¬†loan forgiveness plan and fixes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Plan (PSLF), according to the New Mexico Higher Education Department.

New Year, New FAFSA

190 Views ¬†¬†Changes in deadlines, calculations of aid and grant availability The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has recently undergone several significant changes ‚Äď the most since the introduction of the Common Financial Aid Form in the Reagan era, according to the U.S. Department of Education website.

Regents approve 3% increase in student fees

385 Views   Board rejects tuition increase recommendation The University of New Mexico’s Board of Regents voted to increase the mandatory student activity fee by 3%. The fee for undergraduates taking 15 credit hours will increase by $23.88 and $21.52 for graduate students taking 12 credit hours. The Student Fee Review Board is

ASUNM wary of Opportunity Scholarship loan bill

413 Views ¬†¬†Appropriations approved during latest full senate meeting Free tuition at the University of New Mexico might need extra support during the state legislative session ¬†in Santa Fe to remain as is, according to Associated Students at UNM President Ian May. The¬†Opportunity¬†Scholarship ‚ÄĒ which currently covers tuition for many