Collecting on Dreams

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As a 2L, Toby Merrill ’11 was enrolled in a Harvard Law School consumer clinic litigating against predatory lenders of subprime mortgages. There she fought for the rights of individuals who had hoped to fulfill the American dream of home ownership. Now Merrill has a new mission, no less urgent: to bring a measure of fairness to people affected by the predatory lending practices of some for-profit colleges that are alleged to provide worthless degrees in exchange for thousands of dollars in government-backed loans.

Planning ahead

Planning ahead

Harvard Club of Seattle President Alexis Wheeler ’09 and the Crimson Achievement Program provide mentorship to support high-achieving, low-income high school students.