Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Private Lending for Higher Education

Welcome to FastChoice

Thank you for using FASTChoice to choose your private loan! If you prefer to go directly to the list of lenders included in this tool, enter your name and scroll to the bottom link indicating you already completed the borrowing essentials. We recommend going through the borrowing essentials information at least once to get a better understanding of borrowing and loan comparisons. Federal loans are also an option. Rates for federal loans can be found at

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Searching for a Private Loan?

There are many ways to pay for higher education, and choosing the right approach requires a good understanding of your options, your responsibilities, and the various details of each lender's loan products.

It's a lot to keep in mind. FastChoice makes it easy by providing you with information about private loans in an easy-to-understand format, to help you determine which private student loan best meets your needs.

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Borrowing Essentials

Borrowing Essentials provides an interactive overview of some basic information about borrowing money to pay for your education.

The next few pages will quickly get you up to speed. Having a good understanding of these topics will help you get the most out of what you borrow on the best possible terms. You'll be better equipped to make an informed decision.

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