Frequently Asked Questions

Most of your most difficult questions can be answered below.


    Can you help me?

    Sorry, we cannot provide you with personal assistance. This is a small group of volunteers. We did, however, build this website that has tons of info. Please take some time to read through it.  

    How can I help you?

    We are a small group of v

    Am I eligible for loan forgiveness?

    We don’t know anything about your situation. However, we have created this awesome resource page for you to read. There are several paths to forgivness we have been working on. 

    What can you tell me about the Navient settlement?

    You need to have met these strict criteria:

    1. These are PRIVATE loans only.
    2. You currently live in one of these states: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, or associated with a military address postal code.
    3. Seven [7] consecutive months of delinquent payments prior to June 30, 2021
    4. HAVE NOT reached the statute of limitations for your state. 
    5. Went to a listed bad actor. Brooks is on that list. 


    Where can I find updates to Sweet v. DeVos?

    All updates for Sweet v. DeVos [now Cardona] are on the Project on Preditory Lending’s website. 

    How can I connect with other Brooks Borrowers?

    Right now we are still using our very active Facebook Group. We have hopes to move this to a forum on this website eventually. 

    We do vet everyone who asks to join. Please give us time to do so and answer the membership questions.

    I went to a different CEC or For-profit school
    A lot of the history and resources will overlap with other CEC borrowers. I suggest you read our history and resources page. 
    There are many organizations out there assisting borrowers. 
    Are there other orgs I can get involved in?

    Send us a message

    Due to massive spam issues we had to take our contact form off our website.

    Please send us a direct email and one of our volunteers will do their best to respond in a timely manner.

    brooksborrowers [AT]