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08/18/2020 at 02:30PM

How safe are we if we give our money information to CollegeVine?

I want to know how much each prospected college would cost me, but I don't know how comfortable I would be giving all of my parents bank and salary info. Has someone here used it already? If you have, could you tell me how it works and how safe it really is? Thanks in advance!

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2 answers

08/18/2020 at 05:15PM

Hi there, rest assured that we do not sell your personal data, so your financial data is definitely safe. The only thing that is potentially shared is basic registration info, to help you demonstrate interest to colleges through livestream attendances and our demonstrated interest feature. You can opt out of letting colleges know you attended livestreams in the Communication Preferences tab of your Profile.

Feel free to contact for more info.

Thanks for using CollegeVine!

Accepted Answer
[🎤 AUTHOR]@yash_m08/18/2020 at 06:18PM

Thank you so much!

08/18/2020 at 02:58PM[edited]

If you use a colleges net price calculator it is just about the same thing except collegevine doesn’t have your address and collegevine doesn’t sell info to third parties unlike some colleges and collegeboard. If you’d like more info on CVs policies regarding sale of info (which they don’t) email

[🎤 AUTHOR]@yash_m08/18/2020 at 03:01PM

Have you used the service? Thanks for the answer!

@DebaterMAX08/18/2020 at 03:03PM

I have used the finicial aid calculator and while I disagree with its result it is entirely safe from 3rd parties.

@DebaterMAX08/18/2020 at 03:03PM

Also your welcome!

[🎤 AUTHOR]@yash_m08/18/2020 at 03:04PM

Sounds good.

@DebaterMAX08/18/2020 at 06:19PM

Can I ask why this is downvoted. I don’t see what is wrong with this answer? I’m perplexed

[🎤 AUTHOR]@yash_m08/18/2020 at 06:22PM

Oh I'm sorry I think I accidentally clicked that. Sorry about that!

@DebaterMAX08/18/2020 at 06:23PM

It’s fine there seems to be someone who is just spamming the down vote button on every answer even if it’s correct and no need to apologize @yashm