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Cryn Johannsen

Cryn Johannsen is the founder and executive director of All Education Matters, and is a leading expert on the student lending crisis and higher education finance reform. She is currently writing a book about the student loan debt fiasco. Cryn loves to travel and live abroad, and she has lived on three continents and in 13 cities.
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What Happens If You Default on Federal Student Loans – Tips to Avoid It

Defaulting on any form of student loan, whether private or federal, is a nightmare. But when it happens with federal loans, Uncle Sam is merciless. Currently, there are 36 million Americans with federal student...