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New York Times How to Find Trustworthy College Admissions Advice
In the wake of the college admissions scandal, how can students and parents figure out what’s credible? Laurie Kopp Weingarten, an independent college admissions counselor, said that College Factual has a robust tool for students to create a list of colleges.

Business Insider The 10 US Colleges That Stand To Lose The Most From Trump's Immigration Ban
Aside from the personal hardship the ban has been seen to cause, it may also have a big effect on the bottom line at certain American colleges, according to estimates provided to Business Insider from College Factual.

Fortune Colleges Could Lose $700 Million a Year Because of President Trump's Immigration Ban
Trump's executive order on Friday suspended the U.S. refugee program and temporarily banned immigration from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. But according to College Factual CEO Bill Phelan, even a temporary ban could have negative economic repercussions.

Wall Street Journal U.S. Colleges Make Plans for Extending Travel Ban
College Factual's report on the impact of Trump's travel ban covered by Douglas Belkin of the Wall Street Journal.

Marke Watch Campuses rally behind students affected by immigration order
College Factual, a school ranking site, estimates that the ban could cost colleges $700 million per year based on a calculation that considered visa data from the Department of Homeland Security and tuition information from the Department of Education.

Bloomberg U.S. Colleges Make Plans for Extending Travel Ban
College Factual's original report on the potential economic impact of the travel ban gets covered by Shahien Nasiripour and Lance Lambert of Bloomberg.

USA Today College Factual Chosen by USA Today to Power USA Today College Guide 2016
College Factual has been chosen to provide its data-driven insights at the majors and fields of study level to power The USA TODAY College Guide 2016. The College Guide 2016 features capsule looks at 400 schools and be on newsstands in late August 2015.

Military Times College Factual Chosen by Military Times To Compliment Their Prestigious "Best for Vets" Rankings
College Factual has been chosen to provide its data-driven insights at the majors and fields of study level to compliment Military Times "Best for Vets" rankings. Military Times is published by Gannett Government Media. Since its inception in 1940, Army Times Publishing has a strong heritage and tradition of meeting the highest standards of independent journalism.

Tencent Tencent Media Dedicates A Section of Its Global Education Site to College Factual
College Factual expands its relationship with Tencent Media. Tencent has created a dedicated site for College Factual rankings. As College Factual has unique rankings for over 400 majors, Tencent will carry those rankings of most interest to students in China.

USA Today The Lowdown from College Factual
College Factual shares data-driven insights with USA Today readers at least twice a week. Check out the website to hear more from us.

Tencent Tencent Media Launches College Factual Rankings
With over 1 billion registered users visiting Tencent Media's publishing and social media platforms over 1.3 billion times per month, Tencent is one of the three largest media companies in the world. Prospective college students and their parents will benefit from the breadth of information available for the first time on the Chinese mainland.

USA Today UPenn named best college nationwide for 2015
"The rankings... focus more heavily on outcomes, such as starting salary and student loan default rates, rather than inputs, such as acceptance rates."

Times Union Rankings Are a Great Beginning, Not a Definitive Answer
"This is a call to action for parents, guidance counselors, and others who help students make college choice decisions to evaluate their options on a deeper level. Choosing the right college is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor."

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IAVA College Factual and IAVA Collaborate on Cutting-Edge Education Cost Calculator for Veterans
We at College Factual are proud to be working with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association on this project. IAVA's dedication to this generation of warriors is exceptional and we know that the GI Bill calculator will be a great new tool in that service. Our Iraq and Afghanistan veterans sacrificed a great deal in completing their mission; our mission is to help every student get the best education their money can buy.

US Department of Veterans Affairs Factors to Consider When Choosing a School "Visit College Factual, an authoritative college choice resource, to create customized selection lists based on the criteria you believe are most important."

Rensselaer College Factual and RPI Host Datathon
College Factual and the Institute for Data Exploration (IDEA) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hosted a Datathon on April 24, 2015. Undergraduate and graduate students from RPI competed for cash prizes by analyzing data and coming up with original ideas and insights.

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