Share Your Story - Student Loan Debt
Join New Jersey Citizen Action and share your story! It’s important for student loan borrowers to know that they are not alone. Sharing a story about your personal experiences with student loans (payments, threats from a lender or servicer) to help us advocate on your behalf for better policies that will protect you from unfair, deceptive and abusive practices by student loan services.

Student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category (behind only mortgage debt - and higher than both credit cards and auto loans). The price of education has increased faster than both inflation and wage growth. New Jersey has a total outstanding student loan debt of $41.67 billion. Nearly two-thirds of students in the Garden State have student loans with the average borrower carrying more than $30,000 in debt.

Even older borrowers are feeling the weight of student loan debt. According to the Government Accountability Office, borrowers age 65 and older are defaulting at higher rates than their younger counterparts and more than 80 percent of the debt borne by older consumers was for their own education rather than for a child.

However, the trend does not have to continue. By sharing your personal story, you can help to influence public policy and shape legislation around the student loan debt crisis. Join New Jersey Citizen Action and share your story!

**Personal Information: Please note, if given consent, NJCA will only share your name and county with your story. Your phone number and e-mail address is strictly so that NJCA can follow up with you if you have an interesting story.

Email address *
First and Last Name *
Your answer
Phone *
Your answer
City *
Your answer
Street of Residence (building number optional)
Your answer
Zip/Postal Code *
Your answer
Race/Ethnicity (optional)
Your answer
Gender (optional)
Your answer
Age (optional)
Type of Student Loan (check all that apply) *
Required
Who was loan for *
If the loan was not for you or a child, please explain for whom the loan was for.
Your answer
Do you know who your student loan servicer (s) is (are)? (If no, please refer to the last statement from your student loan servicer to find out.) *
My Student Loan Servicer (s) is/are (check all that apply): *
Required
Are You Having Problems With...(check all that apply) *
Required
Share Your Story! (please explain any problems you have checked above) *
Your answer
Have you had any contact with law firms, loan consolidation companies, or other organizations that promised to assist you in addressing your student loan debt? If so, please explain if the services were helpful. If not , do you think the firm was engaged in a scam?
Your answer
I Give New Jersey Citizen Action Permission to Contact Me Directly About My Story (check all that apply)
I Give New Jersey Citizen Action Permission to Share My Story (check all that apply) *
Required
I Am Willing to Share My Story with The Media/Press (check all that apply) *
Required
Additional Comments (optional)
Your answer
Submit
Never submit passwords through Google Forms.
reCAPTCHA
This content is neither created nor endorsed by Google. Report Abuse - Terms of Service