Mark Kantrowitz Financial aid expert and founder of and

Mark Kantrowitz is a nationally recognized expert on student financial aid and paying for college. He is the founder and publisher of, the leading source for clear and unbiased financial aid information, advice and tools; and publisher of, the most popular and complete free scholarship matching site. He has two Bachelor of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Science degree from Carnegie Mellon University, and is ABD on a PhD from CMU.