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Student loan aversion article tops AERA’s most popular articles

Jan. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt scholars topped the American Educational Research Association’s list of most-read articles in 2017.

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People with less financial knowledge unlikely to borrow for college

May. 31, 2017—People with low levels of financial literacy or who have used payday lending are far less willing to borrow to pay for college, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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Fears about college debt vary by subgroup, study finds

Apr. 7, 2017—Loan aversion is more common in prospective college students than previously documented and may be affected by gender, age and race.

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GRE may be poor predictor of science success: study

Jan. 19, 2017—Since it was created in 1949, the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) has been one of the most widely used requirements for admission to U.S. graduate schools. As a predictor of performance and success in graduate school, however, the exam is not without its critics.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Experts available to comment on back-to-school trends

Jul. 28, 2016—Faculty at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are available to comment on trends in K-12 and higher education.

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What makes students stick with a MOOC?

Feb. 26, 2016—A new large-scale study took an in-depth look at persistence and engagement in Massive Open Online Courses.

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TIP SHEET: Vanderbilt experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.

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‘Loan aversion’ is focus of new higher ed study

Jan. 15, 2015—A new two-year Vanderbilt study seeks to better understand students’ potential aversion to borrowing for college.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements

Aug. 1, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements.

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Media Advisory: Education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 29, 2014—Education experts from Vanderbilt Peabody College are available to comment on a wide variety of education topics.

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TIPSHEET: Experts available to discuss reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

Mar. 20, 2014—Experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to discuss issues related to the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act in 2014.

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New University Faculty 2013-14

Oct. 4, 2013—See a complete list of new university faculty for the 2013-14 academic year.

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