If you are interested in private (or alternative) loans, we have provided two different links for your use in researching private loans. These in no way limit your options in researching possible lenders or choosing a lender not listed in the lists indicated below: The Fast Choice Electronic List The California Private Loan Marketplace These are links to a website where you can review possible lenders, their benefits, and their application processes. It is a tool that may aid you in selecting a private educational loan. This website allows you to compare private loan terms and rates side-by-side. The site will give you an overview of loan options before requesting an application and credit check. The application and credit check will occur once you select the loan of your choice. Please note these important links as well: Lender Truth in Lending Disclosures and Marketplace Disclosure.