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I have a short credit history and need a student loan. Denied by SallieMae and Discover.
I have a credit score of 650 and have been denied for a $3,500 student loan through Discover as well as Sallie Mae. Where do I turn?

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Consult with financial aid office.  That's what they are there for. 

Or, you could find a job and work your way through college.  A friend did this and, while it took him 7 years to finish getting his degree, he didn't have student loan debt on graduation.

Or, go to the community college and get vocational training.  Believe it or not, despite what "everyone" says, a college degree is not necessary to get a good job.  Google "Mike Rowe" ( you may know him from the show "Dirty Jobs", Ford commercials and Viva towel ads) and you should find what he says about college being unnecessary for a good paying career.

Think outside the box and you will find answers.

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