Attention All Students:

The Department of Education has just announced that it plans to DELAY implementation of the new regulations that govern applications for a Borrower Defense to Repayment, which were set to go into effect July 1, 2017.

We don’t know the effect this may have on students who have already submitted borrower defense to repayment claims, or want to in the future, but we encourage all students to apply BEFORE JULY 1st through the defense to repayment process described in our video.

Please join us as we tell Betsy DeVos how disappointed we are with the DOE’s failure to put into effect clear guidelines to protect students who should not have to repay debt incurred by fraud.


Student Loan Forgiveness is Within Your Reach

The U.S. Department of Education is offering free federal student loan relief for students of Corinthian colleges who were the victims of fraud. This means that if you took out federal student loans to pay for a for-profit school that lied to you, you could be eligible to get your federal loans forgiven. This government debt forgiveness program is called “Borrower Defense to Repayment”—and it's free to everyone.


Get Student Loan Relief

A step-by- step guide to loan forgiveness


Who are we and why do we care?

Public Counsel created this website as a free resource for people struggling with student debt from for-profit college loans. Public Counsel, a nonprofit legal services organization, is the largest pro bono law firm in the nation. Our mission is to assist low income consumers free of charge. To learn more about Public Counsel, and our media New Media Advocacy Project, check out the “About Us” tab.


Hear from Former Corinthian Colleges Students

Considering Defense to Repayment for student loan forgiveness? Listen to what Tasha, Deborah, and Nathan have to say about the process.