About Us

What We Do and How We Got Here

Student Connections, a division of Loan Science, is passionate about helping students overcome the financial barriers that can get in the way of attending college, completing their programs of study and achieving success after graduation. So we tackle default prevention and the challenges facing educational institutions nationwide and the students they serve.

Changing the Lives of Students Nationwide

Because successful students need to complete their education with the skills to pursue rewarding careers, Student Connections works with institutions to develop effective default prevention tools and solutions that promote success throughout the student life cycle. By partnering with educational institutions, Student Connections is making a difference by changing the lives of students nationwide.

Building on Extensive Higher Education Experience

Student Connections, a Loan Science company, is an organization focused on enhancing student success in college and career. Building on more than 60 years of service to higher education, Student Connections is tackling the student success challenges facing thousands of educational institutions nationwide and the students they serve. Our innovative approach will complement the proven student loan default prevention products and services that we already provide to hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide.

Working Together to Promote Student Success

Today, Student Connections is committed to ensuring that all of our activities actively promote student success. We recognize that students follow various paths and encounter different obstacles in their quest for a higher education. In response, we provide our customers with regularly-evolving quality tools and solutions they need to increase student success across the larger student journey.

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We Can Help Your Students Succeed In College And Beyond.

We understand that guiding students toward success means educating and motivating them along the way. Our products and services aim to meet students where they are, providing relevant assistance and education.

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“Our experience working with Student Connections has been outstanding. With regular check in meetings regarding the Default Prevention initiatives, we are getting timely status updates on our default cohorts. Plus, Student Connections has been able assist us with exit counseling email campaigns which has allowed our students to become connected with Student Connections earlier.”

~ Karen LeVeque

Assistant Vice President Financial Aid
DePaul University

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