Tyler Hakes


Tyler Hakes is the Director of Marketing at College Raptor. He writes about topics related to the college search, admissions and financial aid. He's always looking to tell great stories about students discovering their perfect school.

What’s the Difference Between an Online and Traditional Business Degree Program?

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Many students considering a business degree are now thinking about pursuing one through an online program. As you might expect, an online business degree program offers many benefits for students. Specifically, it offers a lot of flexibility and convenience that matches up the busy life many people lead. This can allow people to obtain their …
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College Raptor Launches World’s First Scholarship Calculator App For iPhone, Android Devices

Free App Locates Colleges that Offer the Best Financial Aid IOWA CITY, IA (April 29, 2016)  – College Raptor, creators of the only college search that discovers schools for students based on personalized scholarship estimates, announced today the release of a free app for iOS and Android devices, the College Scholarship Calculator. This revolutionary app …
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Student Loan Options

Financing the Cost of College Federal student loan programs are a great resource for many students, but they don’t always cover the full cost of education. We’ve partnered with several great lenders to help students and parents compare private student loan offers from a variety of lenders to get the best rates, terms, and service. …
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How to Pay for Your Online Business Degree

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So you’ve decided to pursue an online business degree. That’s great! But how will you pay for it? First things first, don’t freak out too much. Yes, obtaining your degree can be expensive. But there are many ways to finance an education. Combine that with smart college and career planning and you should be just …
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How Much Does an Online Graduate Education Degree Cost?

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For many teachers and others working in education, pursuing a master’s degree is a big investment. Of course, there’s the time and energy it takes to complete the classes, but there is also the dollars and cents investment–it’s not cheap to go to college. Fortunately, for many, it’s a pretty wise choice. For teachers specifically, …
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Who Should Get a Master of Education (MEd) or Master of Teaching (MAT) Degree?

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As you move through your career, the idea of getting additional education will likely enter your mind at one point or another. The obvious benefits of pursuing additional education include higher pay or career advancement opportunities. But there is also an allure for many to simply continue to learn in such a structured setting. After …
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