The International Education Finance Corporation (IEFC) is the premier provider of international student loan programs for the rapidly growing population of students who wish to study in foreign countries. Over 20,000 students to date have reached their goal of financing their international educations through our innovative and unique loan programs. No other organization has our experience or expertise in financing the international education experience using both the Federal Stafford Loan program and international alternative private loan options.
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The International Education Finance Corporation (IEFC) was established to fill a major void in education financing programs for international students. IEFC partners with the premier international loan guarantee agencies and lenders to make innovative, low cost education loans available to the thousands of students seeking the international education experience.
Making the Grade - E-learning meets the challenge of traditional schools. Knowledge, technical know-how or information of any kind, is one of the world's driving forces. It always has been, but in 2005, its influence is global. Read More
Catch 22 - "It has been said that, "Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning." Unfortunately, this sentiment is often reduced to, "only the WEALTHY will learn," and those obstacles? Ever-increasing tuitions and fees." Read More
Personal Responsiblity - "For many of us, the unquestioned path that follows a high school diploma is a full time commitment to further education. While this educational endeavour is undoubtedly a noble one, we must not assume that the only way to achieve these goals is through the attendance every day for four years or more at a physical campus. " Read More
Untraditional Path - " Watching a Steven Spielberg movie, you'd naturally assume that the man behind the camera holds a college degree that helped him realize his visions. You would most likely think the same reading a treatise from famed anthropologist Richard Leakey." Read More
On the Offensive -" In most industries, when businesses start to decline the companies experiencing the drop make changes to improve their bottom lines. They change their prices, improve their quality or start providing better service." Read More
Mediocrity Rules - "Part of the problem with getting hired when you don't have a degree, but have plenty of experience, is that the menial functionary to whom your resume goes in the human resources department has a degree, and is on the inside of the whole structure. Like any bottom-of-the-totem-pole group member, he or she is not interested in opening up their club to a whole group of new blood, so they're more than happy to consign your resume to the bottom of the heap." Read More
Bells and Whistles - It's the usual routine: a young person graduates from college with a four-year degree and goes on a job hunt. When they get hired, the first thing their new employer does is put them through a long training period before they're turned loose on unsuspecting co-workers. Read More