This goes hand-in-hand with Naviance's commitment to empower and educate students with information to help them achieve college admission and enrollment.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2008
Naviance, the leader in planning and advising systems for secondary schools, and The College Company's TuitionCoach today announced the launch of new features to help students better understand the cost of higher education and college financial aid packages. Through this unique partnership, Naviance has integrated TuitionCoach tools as an option for its WorkspaceK12 Enterprise Edition service.
"Our partnership with TuitionCoach allows students to prepare effectively for the cost of pursuing a higher education thanks to comprehensive information from financial aid experts," said Stephen M. Smith, CEO, Naviance. "This goes hand-in-hand with Naviance's commitment to empower and educate students with information to help them achieve college admission and enrollment."
Convenient for students, counselors, and parents, TuitionCoach tools provides interactive calculators and financial aid advice from leading industry experts. This information will allow visitors to learn more about financial aid packages, how to compare offers, and how to manage numerous financial aid deadlines. Thanks to this integrated offering, WorkspaceK12 Enterprise Edition subscribers can have access to:
- TuitionCoach's college cost calculator
- Personalized tips for reducing college costs
- Easy-to-use electronic financial aid worksheets
- Financial aid analyzer
- E-mail consultation
- A college planning calendar that reminds students when financial aid and other forms are due
- A comprehensive dictionary of financial aid and other important college search terms
"By working with Naviance and integrating our tools with their innovative secondary school software, we can deliver unique features that will help students to find a way to afford the college of their dreams," said Monisha Perkash, CEO, The College Company. "We look forward to helping hundreds of thousands of students achieve enrollment in the right college or university for their needs."
WorkspaceK12 from Naviance is the premier planning and advising system for schools, with resources for counselors, teachers, administrators, and technology professionals, as well as students and parents. WorkspaceK12 Enterprise Edition provides unique capabilities designed for large school districts, charter management organizations, and education consortia. WorkspaceK12 helps schools and districts to manage the course, college, and career advising process; communicate with parents, students and colleagues; and analyze data about student achievements and outcomes. With more than 30,000 educators in 50 countries using WorkspaceK12, the TuitionCoach partnership aims to further enhance the product's primary goal to help students maximize educational opportunities.
Naviance, a Hobsons company, is the leading provider of planning and advising systems for secondary schools. More than 30,000 educators and counselors serving more than three million students in schools across the U.S. and in 50 other countries use Naviance products to manage academic and post-secondary advising, communicate with students and families, and analyze data. Naviance also offers services for higher education institutions that simplify the process of providing up-to-date information to secondary school counselors to support the college admission process. For more information, please visit http://www.naviance.com.
TuitionCoach (http://www.tuitioncoach.com) is a personalized internet-based program created by The College Company that guides families step-by-step through the college financial aid process, offering: expert tips for completing financial aid applications; guidance to maximize financial aid eligibility; a personalized assessment of a student's financial aid award; analysis of college funding options; and e-mail consultation. TuitionCoach.com's tools are based on experience derived from Dr. Paul Wrubel, a college funding advisor who has spent 35 years in education, arming families with the knowledge and guidance to dramatically upgrade their college choices. For more information, please visit http://www.TuitionCoach.com.