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What is “TuitionFit”?

There are lots of ways to assess a college fit. But today, growing uncertainty about whether a college degree will pay off has students and parents focused on good ole “bang for your buck.” Borrowing an old phrase from the world of finance, college search experts like to call it, “return on investment” (ROI, for…

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How to Judge a College’s Financial Aid Office

by Tucker Glotzbach and Mark Salisbury Like searching for a college, dealing with a financial aid office and working through financial aid problems takes agency and determination. Every financial aid office is different – colleges have different technology systems, different methods for dealing with students, and different people working in the office. As a result,…

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TuitionFit + Quatromoney = Paying the Right Price for Your College Degree

Personalize Your Paying for College Plan for All Four Years College is one of biggest investments of your life, so why are you just considering one-fourth of it’s costs?  Can you imagine if your real estate agent only outlined 25% of the cost of house and asked you to make a decision about whether or…

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How the College Admissions Process Can Stick You with a Higher Price

Unless you’ve had to fumble your own way through the college search process recently (as a student or as a parent), you might be tempted to discount stories of students graduating with crazy-high student debt as silly financial decisions made by naive folks. After all (you might ask), how could someone come out of college…

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