Most Colleges Keep Pledges to Minimize Loans
- Cornell restores loans for those with family incomes above $60,000
- Dartmouth Drops 'No Loans'
- MIT moves away from an aid policy in which low-income students don't need to borrow
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While Williams and Dartmouth Colleges recently announced that they were pulling back on "no loans" pledges for students, most of the colleges that in recent years adopted policies to eliminate or minimize loans are sticking with them, according to a survey by the Project on Student Debt. The project also updated its database of such policies, which vary widely in income levels that are eligible.