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Alison Damast is a staff writer for Bloomberg Businessweek covering higher education, business schools, and career trends. She is a member of the team that produces Businessweek.com's Business Schools channel, which won National Magazine Awards in 2007 and 2008 for online community and personal service. She was previously a reporter for the Stamford Advocate in Connecticut, where she won several state and national awards for her education and health coverage. Damast holds a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor's from Tufts University.

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    Robert Applebaum's Facebook group and StudentLoanJustice.org are among those seeking an overhaul of the U.S. student loan system

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