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Mark Kantrowitz

Our “Edvisor”, Mark Kantrowitz and some factoids about him:

  • Nationally-recognized expert on student financial aid, student loans and scholarships. Has written several books about paying for college. Has testified before Congress on several occasions.
  • Paid for undergraduate school entirely through scholarships and summer jobs, graduating with more money than when he started.
  • Quoted in more than 5,000 newspaper and magazine articles in the last five years.
  • Has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Reuters, Huffington Post, US News & World Report, Newsweek, Forbes and Time Magazine.

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Ask the Edvisor is written by Mark Kantrowitz, an expert on student financial aid, student loans and scholarships. Mark is publisher of Edvisors.com, a group of web sites about planning and paying for college. Questions may be edited for content, clarity and style. Name or initials maybe used in the publication of this question and related answer.