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Get scholarship answers and tips from expert through Sallie Mae online chat on Wednesday night, Nov. 17


Visit Wednesday 9-10 p.m. EST; Use Sallie Mae’s scholarship search for a chance to win $1,000 monthly giveaway

RESTON, Va. - Sallie Mae is celebrating November’s National Scholarship Month with a free online chat with author and scholarship expert Kelly Tanabe from 9 to 10 p.m. EST on Nov. 17 via

High school and college students and their parents are invited to participate in the chat and direct their live questions to Tanabe, co-author of 12 books on college admissions and paying for college, including her latest “The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2011.” Advanced questions may be posted on Sallie Mae’s Facebook page and participants can sign up early for the event, submit an advance question, and receive a reminder.

Sallie Mae, the nation’s leading saving, planning and paying for college company, makes it easy for students to research scholarships with its free online scholarship database. Available at and on Facebook, the searchable tool contains information about 3 million scholarship awards worth more than $16 billion. Users of the scholarship tool will automatically be entered for a chance to win Sallie Mae’s College Answer Scholarship, a $1,000 monthly giveaway.*

*No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. For a complete set of sweepstake rules, please visit us online.

SLM Corporation (NYSE: SLM), commonly known as Sallie Mae, is the nation’s leading saving, planning and paying for education company. Sallie Mae’s saving programs, planning resources and financing options have helped more than 31 million people make the investment in higher education. The company services $202 billion in education loans and serves 10 million student and parent customers. Its affiliate Upromise Investments, Inc., manages $27 billion in 529 college savings plans, and members of Upromise by Sallie Mae have earned more than $575 million in rewards to help pay for college. Sallie Mae offers services to a range of institutional clients, including colleges and universities, student loan guarantors and state and federal agencies. More information is available at SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.


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