Financial Literacy

Solutions to help you succeed!

To help you make smart choices about your finances, Bates Technical College has teamed up with Student Connections to provide financial education that is interactive and easy to use.

Through our partnership, we are able to offer you bite-sized learning content, videos and interactive exercises, budgeting and cost calculators, loan and scholarship resources, all accessible via mobile or web browser.

  • Free student loan counseling
  • Help students establish the best loan repayment options
  • WhichWay personal finance modules

What is WhichWay? WhichWay is a FREE interactive site that provides bite-sized info to help you better manage your finances — including figuring out where your money goes, creating a spending and saving plan, and taking control of your debt.

Getting Started

Getting started with WhichWay is simple. Scan the QR code below to register, or visit WhichWay.org and register with the access code 3567.

QR code for WhichWay webpagePhoto of WhichWay website displayed on laptop

Q and A

Go to www.WhichWay.org. New users are required to complete a simple, one-time registration process. Once you complete the initial registration process, only your username and password are required for future visits.

If you need help while using WhichWay, click the Support button either in the upper right-hand or bottom right-hand corner on the WhichWay website.

“I have an Access Code”

  1. Go to www.whichway.org
    1. NOTE: If you were provided a customized link or QR code, please use that instead.
  2. Click Register now!
  3. Select Yes, I have a code and enter the 4-digit code you were provided
  4. Enter your email address, first name and last name
  5. Review and accept the WhichWay Terms of Service and click Send Verification Code

“I have a QR Code or Custom URL”

  1. Scan the QR Code or click the custom link
  2. Enter your email address, first name and last name
  3. Review and accept the WhichWay Terms of Service and click Send Verification Code

An email will be sent to validate you as the user. Open your email inbox and click the link to make it official. If you don’t see the email, please check your spam folder.

  1. Enter 4-digit verification code
  2. Choose a username
    1. One will be recommended for you that you can use or replace
  3. Create a password
  4. Click the Let’s Get Started! Play button to access modules.

In the future, you can log in with either your username or email address, so make sure to remember this along with the password you input earlier.

WhichWay was developed using responsive web design to ensure the best user experience possible on any and all device screens.

In order to have access to WhichWay, you must use your @batestech.edu email address.

After logging into WhichWay, click My Profile in the top, right of the screen. Here you can add more access codes or edit your profile information.

  • Visit repaymyloans.org
  • Call (866) 311-9450

In addition to WhichWay, through our partnership we are able to offer students access to borrower advocates that can answer any questions about your student loans, provide free counseling and help you establish the best loan repayment options.

 

Watch how Student Connections can assist during COVID-19

 

Bates Technical College 3 year Cohort Default Rate

Fiscal Year

Rate Type

Numerator

Denominator

Rate

Process Date

2017

3YR OFFICIAL

55

283

19.4

08/08/2020

2017

3YR DRAFT

55

283

19.4

01/25/2020

2016

3YR OFFICIAL

59

287

20.5

08/03/2019

2016

3YR DRAFT

59

287

20.5

01/26/2019

2015

3YR OFFICIAL

70

359

19.4

08/18/2018

2015

3YR DRAFT

70

359

19.4

01/27/2018

Bates Technical College offers classes on campus, online and hybrid. For Fall Quarter 2021, vaccinations will be required. Learn more about vaccinations and our COVID-19 response on the COVID-19 resource page.