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Studies show that students who default are commonly the students that don't complete their academic program.
They sign the promissory note and might be gone shortly after census date. Their career options didn't improve and neither did their financial situation. Worse yet, they have more debt and potentially a bad taste in their mouth about the experience.
If these students had the skills to find a job they might be willing to tackle their loans with more verve and energy. Here are resources you can pass to them at orientation so they can takes steps to get hired even if they don't have an academic credential to support them.