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Edvisors is frequently quoted in news media coverage of scholarships, student loans and financial aid for college. Edvisors is cited by reporters and journalists more often than any other college planning web site. Read these articles that mention Edvisors.

Mark Stucker | Your College Bound Kid

Posted on: 08/30/2018

"Mark interviews Elaine Griffin Rubin, a top expert on paying for college who works with Edvisors – one of the leading websites on paying for college."

Annie Nova | CNBC

Posted on: 03/22/2019

"The recent college admissions scandal underscores how difficult it can be for middle- and low-income students to get their foot in the door at elite institutions."


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News media organizations count on Edvisors as a valuable source for financial aid information and expertise. Review these news articles to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the higher education industry.

Abigail Hess | CNBC

Posted on: 10/11/2019

"Students should also make sure they are aware of the deadlines for applying for financial aid from their schools, states and local governments. The Department of Education and Edvisors provide resources for students to check their local deadlines."

Cheryl Winokur Munk | The Wall Street Journal

Posted on: 10/03/2019

"Many student-loan borrowers have difficulty making repayments, but they don’t always realize the devastating, long-lasting financial consequences that can result from missed payments."

Donna Fuscaldo | GoodCall

Posted on: 09/17/2019

"But some of that leniency, at least when it comes to student loan debt, changed on September 14,  when the FHA tightened its requirements for how mortgage lenders treat deferred student loan debt.  In the past, student loan debt that was deferred for more than 12 months before the mortgage closing date wasn’t counted in the debt-to-income ratio."

Annie Nova | CNBC

Posted on: 09/11/2019

"One year at a nonprofit, four-year private college, including tuition, room and board, currently costs nearly $49,000, compared with $22,000 in 2000. Meanwhile, after accounting for inflation, the median family income today —$59,000 — has barely budged over the last two decades."

Alicia Adamczyk | CNBC

Posted on: 08/28/2019

"It’s inevitable to make a few financial mistakes, even if you’re prepared. But with a little effort, you can minimize them, no matter how green you are on the subject when you head off to campus."

Emma Kerr | US News and World Report

Posted on: 08/26/2019

"Aiming to paint a fuller picture of a family's finances, the CSS Profile offers opportunities for families to describe any unique or extenuating circumstances affecting their ability to pay. "The CSS Profile is going to go more in-depth, so be ready for that," says Elaine Rubin, senior contributor and communications specialist at Edvisors, a higher education resource site."  "

Annie Nova | CNBC

Posted on: 08/20/2019

"The cost of attending college has exploded over the last few decades. More than 40% of private colleges reported a decline in freshmen enrollment between 2015 and 2018, with the majority of the schools citing “price sensitivity” among families as the culprit, a recent study by the National Association of College and University Business Officers found."

Ivana Pino | grow

Posted on: 08/16/2019

"Fall tuition bills are coming due for college students and their families. If you’re struggling to pay, or worried about how you’ll handle all of your expenses, here are a few strategies to consider."

Megan Leonhardt | CNBC

Posted on: 08/15/2019

"Financial experts say those with student loans should make room in their budgets not only to pay down their balance, but save for retirement at the same time."

Alexis Nicols | Parentology

Posted on: 06/18/2019

"Fact: the average college tuition is about $34K per year. With this in mind, there’s little doubt — scholarships are in short supply and high demand. Providing a student with the financial resources he needs to pursue post-secondary education levels the playing field for those of us who weren’t born with a trust fund."