Tyler Hakes


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.

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 …

Best Online Graduate Education (MEd & MAT) Degree Programs

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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 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. …

How to Pay for Your Online Business Degree

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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 …

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, holding …