I am a non US-citizen, grad MSc student at a big us university in Boston.
This semester I owe to university 19000 USD which was due March but I didnt pay it. Unfortunately the scholarship foundation that was supporting me has collapsed.
I contacted the university to accept some reduce payment as a settlement but they are not willing to. I do not want to file for bankruptcy.
How can I convince the university to accept a reduced payment? Like 5000 USD for example? Ask a lawyer to send a letter to them making the offer? Will they ever accept it?
What happens if they sell me dept to an external collection office? Can they find me back in Europe (Greece)? Thanks
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Attorney Gambrell and I agree. This is a limited forum, you need real guidance with an understanding of all of your circumstances. Bankruptcy law is rarely a simple one issue discussion. Talk to a bankruptcy lawyer. The expense could save you from making a big mistake.
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