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April 7, 2010

University of Houston-Downtown Chooses Financial Aid TV

Online Video Service Improves Student Understanding, Effectiveness of Customer Service, and is a Valuable Tool in Achieving Default Aversion Goals

BOULDER, CO -- Financial Aid TV (FATV), a leading supplier of online video solutions for college financial aid offices, announced today a new addition to its online network.

The University of Houston-Downtown is the latest school to take advantage of Financial Aid TV's customized online video counseling and outreach solutions.

"The University of Houston-Downtown has found Financial Aid TV to be a great service for both our students and prospective students," said Rob Sheridan, Executive Director of Financial Aid. "Now our students can access general financial aid counseling 24/7 which saves them time as well as allows our staff to be more productive."

Sheridan added: "Since UH-D is converting from FFELP to Direct Lending we have found FATV's flexibility to be great, allowing us to present specific UH-D's FAQs concerning the conversion. UH-D has found FATV to be another great tool for the institution, its students and the Financial Aid Office."

"FATV is a great resource for schools. With so many schools in transition mode from FFELP to DL, there has never been such a greater need for the clear communications supplied by FATV," said Paul Burke, VP of Sales at Financial Aid TV.

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

For more information on Financial Aid TV and to view a demo, please contact Paul Burke, VP of Sales at or call 1-888-704-9090 x7, or visit

Financial Aid TV ( is a service of College Media Solutions (CareerAmerica, LLC), an independent publisher of customizable digital solutions for educational institutions.

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