Welcome to the glorious world of applications, admissions, and…well, student loans.
CommonBond to the rescue! Meet David Klein and Michael Taormina, Wharton grads and co-founders of this very exciting student loan financing startup.
Listen to the full recording of the show to learn about CommonBond, student loans in general and some excellent advice on financing your education.
00:02:45 – Inspiration at Wharton (or ‘Wow, tuition is high!’).
00:05:04 – The three S’s that make CommonBond unique.
00:09:10 – Beyond funding: community, mentorship, and support at CommonBond.
00:13:00 – Is there a 100 million dollar upgrade coming up?
00:14:02 – Flat rates for all. (Even lawyers!?)
00:17:28 – A guided tour of the loan application process.
00:22:52 – Refinance candidates vs. in-school candidates.
00:24:06 – CommonBond’s goals for 2014.
00:25:40 – What about international students?
00:28:42 – Financial advice for applicants and future applicants.
00:37:18 – A personal question: What motivated 2 guys with successful careers go to b-school?
00:43:17 – Some very concrete tips for getting into business school.
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