William Staib

College Raptor wants you to know what "overall match" and "academic match" mean

College Raptor to Award Another $2,500 Scholarship

2/20/2018 College Raptor to Award Another $2,500 Scholarship Iowa City, IA — College Raptor, the only college planning website that helps students and families discover schools based on academic, cultural, and personalized cost estimates, is expanding its $2,500 College Raptor Scholarship Program to include another $2,500 award. New applications will be accepted through June 1, …
College Raptor's $2,500 Scholarship Program

College Raptor Celebrates 100th Client Milestone!

1/11/18 Iowa City, IA – College Raptor®, a leading provider of innovative financial aid and student recruitment solutions, has partnered with its 100th college. In only its third year since launching in 2015, the organization now has relationships with schools in 35 states. College Raptor’s co-founder and CEO, William Staib, said, “Reaching 100 college partners …
College Raptor's $2,500 Scholarship Program

College Raptor Announces $2,500 College Scholarship Program!

11/15/17 New scholarship program for college-bound students launched by college discovery site, CollegeRaptor.com. College Raptor, the leader in discovering personalized financial aid and scholarship estimates for college-bound students and families, is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity beginning November 15, 2017 and running through January 31, 2018. To help students take a thoughtful approach …
college comparisons

Strategies for Determining Most Affordable Schools: The Ivy League

There are potentially many factors that go into building a portfolio of schools when considering your college application options. Academic fit, cost, geography, major field of study, extracurricular offerings and athletics are some of the top considerations.  MyCollegePrice offers an easy way to combine some of these quickly and easily as you try to winnow …
affordability & college cost

The Price of State Colleges vs. Private Colleges

One of the biggest myths for high school students and their families is that state schools are always cheaper — generally a lot cheaper — than comparable smaller, private colleges. Is it true? Not really. In fact, that’s one of the main reasons we created MyCollegePrice in the first place. In many cases, attending a …
college applications

How to Build a Great College Application List

How many colleges should prospective students apply to? What if a student isn’t accepted to any of the schools on their list? One of the most important parts of the college search process is building a college application list. Why should you make a list? It’s critical that students create a balanced college application list …

Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ in BETA release.

How do colleges fare when compared to others in their geography or with similar academic programs from a pricing perspective? MyCollegePrice has provided a unique view into how colleges stack up relative to cost for the typical middle class family. How do we do it? It’s really quite straightforward. As the basis of our rankings …
student loans

Understanding College Debt Levels and Student Loan Payments

Many families get buried in huge college debt and massive monthly loan payments that they didn’t expect after graduation. Unfortunately, that can greatly impact both the student who took out loans and their family members. This applies to both the time spent in college and well into the student’s future. College Affordability One of the …