IEEE to Feature SimpleTuition's Online Student Loan Comparision Solution: IEEE Delivers Student Loan Comparison Resource for Association Members Attending U.S. Institutions of Higher Education

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SimpleTuition, Inc., a company dedicated to helping students and parents make sense of their education financing choices, today announced that the IEEE, the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology, has selected SimpleTuition to help its members compare, analyze, and apply for education financing direct from the IEEE website. Beginning in April, the service will be available to members attending or planning to attend U.S institutions of higher education.

SimpleTuition is dedicated to helping parents and students understand the process of finding the best student loan. By working with organizations like IEEE, we can help its members who are planning to further their education, by offering an independent student loan resource

    IEEE, with more than 365,000 members worldwide, including over 70,000 students, is the world's largest technical professional society and a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. To foster an interest in the engineering profession, IEEE serves student members in colleges and universities around the world with more than 1,500 active student branches. By partnering with SimpleTuition (http://www.simpletuition.com), IEEE gives members access to the most up-to-date, objective student loan information available.

"We are committed to providing resources and information to members attending universities and colleges. As our student member population continues to grow, we want them to be able to focus on their studies instead of the time-consuming process of determining which loan offers the best value for their personal situation," said Mirelle White, senior administrator, marketing & affinity partnerships, IEEE, "SimpleTuition offers an independent student loan comparison resource that allows our student members attending U.S. schools to select the right loan options to finance their degree."

Since its launch in May 2006, SimpleTuition has helped thousands of families determine the best loans for their needs. The company currently offers research and comparison information for more than 50 student loan products from 25 lenders.

"SimpleTuition is dedicated to helping parents and students understand the process of finding the best student loan. By working with organizations like IEEE, we can help its members who are planning to further their education, by offering an independent student loan resource," said Kevin Walker, President and CEO, SimpleTuition, Inc.

Student loan information, including Private, PLUS, Stafford, GradPLUS, Federal Consolidation loans and Private consolidation, can be sorted by monthly payment, total cost of the loan, number of payments, first payment due date and APR. With direct links to the financial institution's online application, the entire process can be completed online or via a toll free call. SimpleTuition is not a lender itself.

About SimpleTuition, Inc.

Founded in 2005, SimpleTuition is dedicated to helping students and parents make sense of education financing options. Recently featured as one of Fast Company's Top 12 Web 2.0 sites, SimpleTuition is the leading company to offer an independent and objective solution for researching and comparing private, PLUS, Stafford, GradPLUS, federal consolidation and private consolidation loans. SimpleTuition is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and is funded by Atlas Venture, IDG Ventures Boston and North Hill Ventures. For more information visit http://www.SimpleTuition.com.

About the IEEE

The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.) is the world's largest technical professional society. Through its 365,000 members in 160 countries, the society is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. Dedicated to the advancement of technology, the IEEE publishes 30 percent of the world's literature in the electrical and electronics engineering and computer science fields, and has developed more than 900 active industry standards. The organization also sponsors or co-sponsors nearly 400 international technical conferences each year.

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