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We take the time to understand higher ed data, so you don't have to. By analyzing and interpreting data, we have the knowledge to help you find colleges more generous with their aid. We use data to create the right college list with schools that can save you thousands of dollars in tuition.
Too many families miss out on scholarships and grants because they don't understand how the funding process works. We strive to reach families early enough in the high school years to educate them on college costs and financial aid. Our goal is to help families become educated consumers of higher education so they can make informed decisions.
Decisions about college affordability and loans can have long lasting effects on both students and their parents. That’s why we're committed to helping families understand the college funding process. We provide affordable services to find colleges offering more generous aid and scholarships.
Average discount rate for freshmen at private colleges¹
Average total price for public colleges¹
Average total price for private colleges²
Average scholarship amount given to 85% of freshmen at private colleges
Number of colleges providing scholarships to students who don't qualify for financial need³
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I appreciate and believe you are doing your part to push back against the student debt crisis our country finds itself in. Thank you for educating me to the fact that overwhelming amounts of debt are not necessary in my child getting a quality undergraduate degree and having an enriching and enjoyable college experience.
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As a homeschooler, I’m my child’s guidance counselor, so I feel a lot of pressure to be sure I am “in the loop” on the college application process. I’ve spent a lot of time scouring many websites and resources trying to find this sort of information on my own. I was very pleased with the amount of new material that was presented as well as new ways to look at material I had seen before.
Karen Dutton - Mother of a high school sophomore
Debbie and Michelle have put together information that is relevant and easy to use for families of college-bound students. Thanks to their classes and online resources, I’m entering the college search with the knowledge and confidence I need to help my child find the school that is right for her - both academically and financially.
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