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How to Score a Loan for College

How to Score a Loan for College

Anne Tergesen / BusinessWeek

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Don’t simply pick the lender advertising the lowest rate. The percentage all but the most creditworthy consumers pay will be higher than what’s publicized. Fill out applications with more than one lender, but since each new application can reduce your credit score by five points, only apply to three or four lenders total—and do so within a period of a few days.


Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

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