William Staib

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William Staib
William Staib is the founder and CEO of College Raptor. He's a data expert and technology entrepreneur with 5 children, 2 in college.

College Raptor Awards First $2,500 Scholarship

March 30, 2018 College Raptor Awards First $2,500 Scholarship Iowa City, IA — College Raptor announced its first-ever award recipient as part of its new $2,500 Scholarship Program. Following a detailed review process, College Raptor selected Phuongthao Le Hoang from Hall High School in West Hartford, CT as the inaugural winner. After receiving the official …

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 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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 smart application list. It’s critical that students create a balanced list that contains a range of schools, including reach …

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 …

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. College Affordability One of the reasons that we created College Raptor was to help make college more affordable for everyone, but even with our tool many students and families will have to take on loans to …