Some smaller schools are helping students repay their loans. The tough economy is having [Writing suggestion: the present progressive "is having" is an awkward phrase; use the present tense--simply "has," "have," or "is to have"] an impact on colleges. Schools are having [Writing suggestion: the present progressive "are having" is an awkward phrase; use the present tense--simply "has," "have," or "are to have"] a hard time recruiting and keeping students enrolled. With a program that can help students repay loans, colleges are able to maintain the student population because students are not choosing to go to a lower cost public university. This gives students more of an option when choosing a school, so they can get the education they need for what they want to do after graduation.
Mary Beth Marklein
Colleges offer grads help repaying loans
There are many options for students who are [Writing suggestion: rewrite the sentence to remove "who are"] repaying school loans. In the current economy, these tips are helpful if students cannot find work after graduation. For federal student loans there is a six month grace period after graduation. Students can also find out ["find out" is a "phrasal verb," two words that together mean something different from their individual...