“We noticed an impact almost immediately upon going live with FATV,” said Mike Scott, Director of Financial Aid at TCU. “As visits to our video selections increased, phone calls to the office concerning basic application questions noticeably decreased. For example, TCU utilizes institutional...READ MORE >
Online Video Service Reduces Costs, Saves Time, Improves Counseling and Outreach
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Financial Aid TV, a leading supplier of online video counseling and outreach solutions for college financial aid offices, announced today a new addition to its online network.
Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia) is the latest school to take advantage of Financial Aid TV's customized online video counseling and outreach solution.
"We are very pleased with the results," said Financial Aid Director Robert Ritz. "Because we have experienced major increased enrollment, Liberty University chose Financial Aid TV to help address the many questions that come with that growth. Financial Aid TV specifically helps us reach resident students on their terms, distance learning students in their homes, and now Spanish-speaking families in their language."
"Schools are being challenged to do more with less," said Paul Burke, VP of Sales for Financial Aid TV. "Our cost-effective service connects with students in a 'You Tube' format that they can relate to, online video. In addition, we can help schools communicate with Spanish-speaking families."
Financial Aid TV can be used by schools of all types and sizes. "FATV is designed to assist all schools, from traditional brick and mortar institutions to online distance education," said Burke.
Schools are deploying FATV in a variety of ways, including:
- To Increase FA Applications
- To Improve Default Aversion Efforts
- To Improve Customer Service
- To Improve Financial Literacy Efforts
- To Reduce Student Wait Times
- To Reduce Student Phone Calls
- To Expand Counseling Reach
Financial Aid TV (www.financialaidtv.com) is a service of College Media Solutions (CareerAmerica, LLC), an independent publisher of customizable digital solutions for educational institutions.
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