Secretary Betsy DeVos’ Changes for Student Loans

8/14/17 On the seventh of February, 2017, history was made on the floor of the US Senate. With the vote deadlocked at 50-50, Vice President Mike Pence cast his tie breaking vote, confirming Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education via a 51-50 vote. This was the first time in our nation’s history that the vice …

Check Out College Raptor’s Brand New Student Loan Finder!

College Raptor is all about bringing transparency to college financing. While pursuing scholarships, grants, work-study programs, and other sources of gift-aid is the ideal way to pay for college, many students will still have to turn to student loans. That’s why we’ve created a brand new Student Loan Finder feature, so students and their families …

What Happened with Harvard’s Rescinded Admissions

You may have seen in the news lately that Harvard University recently rescinded their offer of admission to at least ten incoming students. These students were sharing memes filled with hateful and inappropriate rhetoric via social media. The fact of the matter is, even after you are accepted into a college, that offer can still …

What Trump’s New Budget Proposal Might Mean for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

5/25/2017 The Trump administration’s recently revealed education budget has certainly stirred up conversations on all sides. Among the many proposed cuts and program adjustments is the Public Student Loan Forgiveness program. What is the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program? The PSLF, introduced in 2007, is a federal program that forgives the federal loan debts of …

College Raptor has a New Menu Layout!

Our website recently underwent some structural changes in order to make navigation easier for all you users! So here is a quick update of what got changed, and what helpful tools and articles you’ll find in each category. Find Colleges   Anything and everything relating to the college search process can be found here. From …