1. Dismiss Notice
  2. Download free Tapatalk for iPhone or Tapatalk for Android for your phone and follow the SDN forums with push notifications.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Visit Interview Feedback to view and submit interview information.

Sallie Mae- Good Lender?

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by EarlyEditionDude, Apr 8, 2004.

  1. EarlyEditionDude

    EarlyEditionDude Membership Revoked
    Removed

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2001
    Messages:
    192
    Likes Received:
    0
    For those who are taking loans through Sallie Mae, how are they? Do they charge orgination/gurantee fees? Have repayment benefits? Etc.

    What other loans did you guys look at?
     
  2. Note: SDN Members do not see this ad.

  3. 28657

    28657 Smile like you mean it
    10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2003
    Messages:
    483
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have a Sallie Mae Signature loan. The interest rates and fees vary depending on your credit. Interest rates start at prime + 0% and go all the way up to prime + 9.85%. Fees can be charged at disbursement and repayment periods and range from 0-6%.
    I'm not really sure about any other types of loans, but I think Sallie Mae is probably comparable to anything else.
     
  4. Trancelucent1

    Trancelucent1 Gator Girl :)
    7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2004
    Messages:
    551
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Pharmacist
    I want to bump this thread because I'm also interested in loans. If Sallie Mae isnt' good...can anyone suggest another one? Thanks!


    ~Pam
     
  5. moobymaster

    moobymaster Member
    7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2003
    Messages:
    66
    Likes Received:
    0
    Sallie Mae is the federal lender for student loans issued through private banks. I've never had any problems with them.
     
  6. off2skl

    off2skl Senior Member
    7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2003
    Messages:
    276
    Likes Received:
    0
    Access Group and THE (Total Higher Education) both offer 0% origination fees. According to the financial aid thread, they are both reputable and easy to work with.
     
  7. Caverject

    Caverject Try Some Schnitzel!
    10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2003
    Messages:
    7,713
    Likes Received:
    19
    Best loan available is the Citi-assist signature loan. No fees no nothing...just exactly what you take out is what you get and the interest rates are similar to the others
     

Share This Page