Wheelock, Mount Ida, who is next?

By Bob Hildreth Wheelock and Mount Ida collapsed overnight just like all the banks in 2008. Their sudden closings should bring a shudder to policy makers wondering which college will be next. In 2016, Forbes Magazine forewarned of their closings in its annual college...

Student Debt Also Affects Veterans!

By Bob Hildreth Veterans are one of the least known demographics suffering under the weight of student loans. Poor data collection coupled with the myth that the Post-GI Bill adequately covers college costs are to blame. A decade in which benefits have increased by...
Trading Social Security for Student Debt Relief

Trading Social Security for Student Debt Relief

  by Bob Hildreth Whether you like it or not, Congressman Tom Garrett’s proposal linking student debt repayment with social security exactly demonstrates where we at. The student debt repayment crisis has reached such alarming levels that we are ready to ask our...

Why the Hildreth Institute?

by Bob Hildreth There is no doubt that navigating the college application and financing process is difficult. I founded Inversant and co-founded LaVida Scholars with the belief that if low-income families are provided with the information and resources they need, they...