Sallie Mae Targets International StudentMarket

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RESTON, Va. - (02/04/05) -- Sallie Mae, already the largestoriginator of student loans for Americans, said Thursday it islaunching a new loan program for foreign students attending schoolin the U.S. To lead the effort, Sallie Mae has brought back LynnRoss, who began her career in the USA Group (now part of SallieMae), and later helped build Bank One's student loan program intothe biggest in the country. Sallie Mae has a hand in more than halfof all the private sector student loans made in the U.S. andmanages a portfolio of $108 billion.

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