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SLM Corporation,

foremost provider of funding for higher education to American students; commonly known as Sallie Mae. The company, which also offers information and resources to assist students and others in obtaining funding, had a portfolio of some $127 billion in managed student loans by the early 21st cent. The majority of those loans were federally guaranteed. The SLM Corp. also has a number of educational and finance-related subsidiaries and sponsors the Sallie Mae Fund, a charitable organization that promotes access to higher education. The company is headquartered in Reston, Va. Created in 1972 as the Student Loan Marketing Association (SLMA), it was originally a government-sponsored entity. Privatization was initiated in 1997 and finalized in 2004, when Sallie Mae cut all ties to the federal government.
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SLM Corporation also reported strong results for its fourth quarter as it earned 55 cents per share, up 8 percent from the figure it posted last year for the same quarter.
SLM Corporation , commonly known as Sallie Mae, is the nation's leading provider of saving- and paying-for-college programs.
On June 30, 2007, SLM Corporation had 412 million shares of voting common stock, 3.
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July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SLM Corporation , commonly known as Sallie Mae, today announced that, in connection with the April 15, 2007 agreement providing for the acquisition of Sallie Mae, the acquiring entity, owned by affiliates of J.
SLM Corporation (NYSE: SLM), commonly known as Sallie Mae, today announced that it will relocate its corporate headquarters to near Newark, Del.
July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SLM Corporation , commonly known as Sallie Mae, today announced that it will release its 2007 second-quarter earnings package prior to the opening of U.
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June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SLM Corporation , commonly known as Sallie Mae, today announced that termination of the waiting period required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, was granted on June 18, 2007 in connection with the proposed acquisition of Sallie Mae by an investor group led by J.
May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SLM Corporation , commonly known as Sallie Mae, today announced a 2007 third-quarter dividend on its Preferred Stock Series A of $0.
April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SLM Corporation , commonly known as Sallie Mae, today announced that it will release its 2007 first-quarter earnings package prior to the opening of U.