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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.

Best Online Graduate Education (MEd & MAT) Degree Programs

Our top online graduate education degree ranking is meant to highlight institutions that offer the best Master of Education (MEd) and Master of Art in Teaching (MAT) degrees. To calculate these rankings, we analyzed some 180 online programs offering a MEd or MAT degree program, or both. The final scores and rankings were calculated the relative …

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 Credible and LendKey to help students and parents compare private student loan offers from a variety of lenders to get the best rates, terms, and service. …

How to Pay for Your Online Business Degree

So you’ve decided to pursue a degree in business. That’s great! But how will you pay for it? First thing’s 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 …

Who Should Pursue a Bachelor’s of Business Administration (BBA)?

Each year, hundreds of thousands of students choose to pursue their BBA. Business is–by far and away–the most popular degree program among both online and traditional students. And it’s not surprising–you can do a lot with a BBA. The popularity of the BBA is in large part due to the flexibility of many programs and the broad …

How Much Does an Online Graduate Education Degree Cost?

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, holding …