As this author has advised in other answers, whether the student has a remedy at law for a FInancial Aid debacle is entirely dependent on the writings between the parties, starting with the Financial Aid Agreement that is signed when applying. Most of these and the future communications from the school disclaim any liability for the school. Getting one's understanding in writing is so important, it cannot be stressed enough! See the attached article written by this author
This student writes "I called my academic advisor who told me not to continue attending classes because I would be charged so I stopped attending. " One wonders whether the student followed this up with an e-mail confirming these instructions. This student should collect all the communications with the school. review them for anything indicating remedies and take them to a debtor's rights attorney.
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