David Levy is the Director of Financial Aid at Scripps College in Claremont, California. Previously, he was Director of Financial Aid at both Caltech, for 18 years, and at Occidental College, for 6 years. Levy began his career with the Cal State University system, having worked at CSU San Bernardino, CSU Northridge, CSU Fresno, and CSU Dominguez Hills.
Levy has devoted most of his professional career to helping students attain a college education. He has served on numerous federal, regional, and state-wide committees to assist legislators and policy makers streamline the often-complex maze of student financial aid. He has received numerous national, regional, and state awards for his outreach efforts on behalf of students and their families.
Levy has edited several publications on student financial aid, including the recently published, College Gold: The Step by Step Guide to Paying for College. He is a frequent guest on many radio, television, and other media outlets, where he loves to share his insights on how to plan and pay for a college education.