Dec 3, 2019
Suzanne Tyson is the founder of Higher Ed Points, the world’s first company to enable loyalty points conversions, from anyone, into funds for higher education. Higher Ed Points has funded over $1.7-Million in student tuition fees and loan repayments. Suzanne has a 30-year career, of which half has been spent in higher education and student funding. In 2017, she was selected as a Top 7 SheEO Canadian Funded Venture. In 2019 she was one of the Regional Finalists for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge and a Top 5 Finalist in the TELUS PITCH.
Suzanne joins me today to share tips on how to pay for postsecondary school. She shares essential information on the cost of tuition and living expenses as well as how to narrow down what you want to study and where. Suzanne highlights why it is vital to talk to family about who is going to fund your education, early on. She also shares how you can save money by using on-campus and online resources and the benefits of securing a part-time job with a franchised brand.
“Knowing what it is going to cost you is the first step in planning.” - Suzanne Tyson
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