Student Finance Buyer's Guide: Rely on This Easy-to-Use Supplier Guide for Information on Student Finance Resources in Higher Education

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CONSULTING SERVICES

FINANCIAL AID SERVICES

1775 The Exchange, Suite 400

Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: (770) 988-9447, ext.11

www.FinancialAidServices.org

About Us:

Established in 1991, FAS supports Financial Aid Offices and Business Offices in successful and timely delivery of student financial aid. We have served over 300 clients, representing all sectors of higher education--public, private and community colleges. Based in Atlanta, FAS employs approximately 50 permanent and part-time staff. We have a reputation for quality, reliability, professionalism, and commitment.

Services:

Each school has a unique culture and purpose. Therefore, we tailor our services to satisfy each school's unique requirements. We offer services to improve operational efficiency, student satisfaction and regulatory compliance. The services include:

* Interim Staffing

* Consulting

* Processing Support

* Customized Services

At FAS, outstanding service is not just a thought, it is our core value.

Scannell & Kurz, Inc.

40B Grove Street

Pittsford, NY 14534

Phone: (585) 381-1120

Fax: (585) 381-2383

info@scannellkurz.com

www.scannellkurz.com

Scannell & Kurz, Inc. specializes in developing customized financial aid/net tuition revenue and enrollment management strategies for their higher education clients. Jim and Kathy work in partnership with clients sharing their analytical techniques in order to develop greater client self-sufficiency in addressing future enrollment challenges. The solutions recommended are unique to each client, based on a data-driven understanding of the institution's particular market position and challenges. Special attention is paid to ensuring that the solutions are practical, detailed, and implementable. Outcomes include improved net tuition revenue, more effective management of institutional resources, and achievement of specific class profile targets.

GUARANTORS

American Student

Assistance (ASA[R])

330 Stuart Street

Boston, MA 02116

Phone: (800) 999-9080

Fax: (617) 521-6249

www.amsa.com

Mission Statement:

ASA assists students and parents to successfully complete a program of education financing and repayment.

About Us:

Incorporated in 1956, ASA was the nation's first student loan guarantee agency and a model for the federal student loan guarantee program. ASA's unique Wellness programs give borrowers the support they need to avoid default. Through education and proactive outreach, ASA seeks to prevent student loan default and keep borrowers fiscally "well." We are currently conducting experiments to find best practices in delivering the right message to borrowers at the right time, resulting in healthy loan repayment.

Products/Services:

ASA administers federal Stafford student loans and Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS). ASA provides premium guarantee, origination, disbursement and default prevention services to students and the financial aid professionals who help them.

Connecticut Student

Loan Foundation (CSLF)

525 Brook Street

P0 Box 1009

Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Phone: (860) 257-4001

Toll-Free: (800) 237-9721

www.cslf.com

About Us:

The Connecticut Student Loan Foundation (CSLF) is a non-profit agency that administers, guarantees, finances, and services student loans within the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and other alternative student loan programs. By serving as guarantor, lender, secondary market, and servicer, CSLF provides true 'single source' loan processing from application through repayment, for the life of the loan.

Products/Services:

* First Rate Stafford Loans: Borrowers automatically receive a 0. …