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How to Score a Loan for College

How to Score a Loan for College

Anne Tergesen / BusinessWeek

Where to Find Private Loans

Ask your school’s financial aid office for a recommendation. Some schools negotiate special deals. Then check with state-affiliated nonprofits, such as South Carolina Student Loan Corp. or the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA). Since the credit crisis hit, several of these lenders have suspended at least some student loan operations, but those still making loans tend to offer competitive rates and fees.


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