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College Forecaster
Location: Salem, Oregon, United States United States
Founded in: 2016
Stage: Napkin (idea)
Number of employees: 1-5
Short URL: vator.co/college-forecaster
Referred by: Tech.co
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College Forecaster

Startup/business
Salem, Oregon, United States United States
http://www.CollegeForecaster.com
  • About
Company description

It’s time to get the big picture. To zoom out. College is not just about that brilliant professor, that frisbee tournament, that amazing career waiting for you on the other side. College prices have risen over 1,120% since 1978; upon graduation, students leave campus not only with their diplomas in hand, but also an average debt of over $30,000. Students are asking the following question: what is the value of a college degree? College Forecaster helps students help themselves. All online, College Forecaster has aggregated data from multiple sources to be a one-stop-shop for future college students to forecast their expenses and to put their future into perspective with the ability of their first post-grad job to finance their loan payments. College Forecaster puts students in the driver’s seat of their education. It forces colleges to rethink and rebrand their practicality for the modern student. It holds an ever-expanding industry to a higher standard, and prepares an underserved population to invest in their future.

Students are asking the following question: what is the value of a college degree? College Forecaster helps students help themselves.

In 3 easy steps, College Forecaster has students forecast their expenses and to put their future into perspective with the ability of their first post-grad job to finance their loan payments.

College Forecaster puts students in the driver’s seat of their education. It forces colleges to rethink and rebrand their practicality for the modern student. It holds an ever-expanding industry to a higher standard, and prepares an underserved population to invest in their future.

 


Team
  • Brittany Kenison
    Brittany Kenison | Founder
    From coding to data and business analysis to project management, Brittany has filled various roles in IT projects, large and small. After a career in banking, she returned to school and earned her B.S. in Information Technology, specializing in Bu...