Update: iGrad was recently honored to win this award again in 2013.


iGrad’s Financial Literacy Platform Named a University Business Magazine Readers’ Choice Top Product       

With its comprehensive array of articles, videos, games and interactive course modules designed to educate college students and recent graduates on personal finance, iGrad (www.iGrad.com) has been recognized for making a positive impact on colleges and universities this year.    

SAN DIEGO– The iGrad Financial Literacy Platform (www.iGrad.com) has been named a University Business 2012 Readers’ Choice Top Product. The winners were selected by the editors of University Business from nominations submitted by the readership of the magazine.

The first annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes innovators in the higher education industry and provides university leaders and administrators with the opportunity to learn what products their colleagues around the country are using, and how these products contribute to the success of their schools.

“What an incredible honor it is to have our online platform recognized for its value to higher education by our clients and one of the most prestigious publications in our industry,” said Rob LaBreche, CEO of iGrad. “Now more than ever, college students and recent graduates are facing tremendous financial pressures – and we are committed to providing the necessary tools and resources to help them find a rewarding career and lead a successful life.”  

The iGrad Financial Literacy Platform helps students engage with personalized, interactive resources, while earning badges and improving their financial capabilities. This online platform includes optional federal entrance and exit counseling, and personalizes the student experience to each individual user. Articles, videos, games, and interactive modules help equip students with the necessary tools to make financially sound decisions after graduation.

The complete list of products has been announced online and in the December issue of University Business magazine.

About iGrad

iGrad (www.iGrad.com) is an online community where college students and recent graduates can learn, grow, and become responsible consumers in the general marketplace. The mission of iGrad is to empower young adults by providing the intuitive tools, resources, and content to help them thrive in all areas of personal finance. In addition to the educational areas of the site, iGrad administers Entrance and Exit Counseling, which is mandatory for any college student who secures a federal student loan. iGrad is headquartered in Cardiff by the Sea, CA.

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