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Below is a list of regularly updated StudentAdvisor media coverage highlights. For company news please visit our StudentAdvisor Company Announcements & Press Releases page. 

July 10, 2013 | - MOOCs: Born of Technology, a perfect fit for IT learning
Massive open online courses, the result of advances in information-sharing technology, are also ideally suited to the teaching of IT skills.

July 8, 2013 | - Student-Loan Default Rates Rise Above Graduation Rates at 514 Schools
"The doubling of interest rates will make the cost of the loans increase, which will cause more students to default on their loans," Dean Tsouvalas, editor-in-chief of and the Scholarship Advisor app said. "Less people will be able to afford higher education."

June 17, 2013 | - Tips on how to fill out FAFSA and get financial aid
It's no secret that college tuition and fees have increased dramatically over the past decade, but luckily for most students, so has the amount of financial aid. So how do you apply for financial aid and get the most out of your application? Dean Tsouvalas has the answers.

June 15, 2013 | - Al Franken May Succeed in Simplifying the Financial Aid Process
Thanks to a bill proposed this week, student loan and scholarships offers may soon be easier to understand and compare. Dean Tsouvalas shares advice on understanding the complicated financial aid process, with tips on filling out the FAFSA and different ways to pay for college.

May 7, 2013 | - Academia and Facebook are Finally Getting Along, and Applicants are Taking Notice
Students are increasingly using social media to drive their college-decision making, and StudentAdvisor's list of Top 100 Social Media Colleges is making this process even easier. 

Mar 21, 2013 | FOX 25 Morning News - Are top colleges shutting out low-income students?
Dean talks to FOX 25 about how low-income students are less likely to attend prestigious colleges. 

February 21, 2013 | New England Cable News - The real costs of 'affordable' colleges
New data shows those who attend schools with lower tuition often end up paying more in other ways.

February 21, 2013 | New England Cable News - College talk: Top money-making majors​
Money proves to be a motivator for many people looking to earn a degree - but what are the college majors that offer the biggest bang for the buck?

January 25, 2013 | New England Cable News - Looking for a college scholarship? There's an app for that
The cost of education is rising at a faster rate than the cost of health insurance so free cash would be a real help right? Well, there's a new app to help and all you have to pay is attention. Dean Tsouvalas from is here with the scoop.

January 23, 2013 | The Poughkeepsie Journal - Creating Opportunity
A recent MSN/Careers online article references a new report, conducted by Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and management consulting firm based in Boston, and That report says that college grads who wish to be gainfully employed must understand the value of networking, especially via professional social media sites, like LinkedIn.

January 8, 2013 | WSJ MarketWatch - Springpad Makes It Easy for People to Embrace National Organization Month
Organize Your College Search with expert ideas, articles, videos and tips from the team at "For example, you'll see checklists for each year of high school, with more than 50 tasks that students and their parents can track together throughout each year," said Dean Tsouvalas, Editor-In-Chief of

January 3, 2013 | - 7 New Year’s Resolutions Every College Should Be Making in 2013
If schools are that concerned about attracting prospective students, then they should start learning how to use social media effectively. That means interacting with students and using, say, Facebook as a place more for conversation and less for pure promotion. As StudentAdvisor’s Dean Tsouvalas has previously said to CNN: You can have an awesome page and gorgeous features, but you need to have real engagement.


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