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Sixup no longer appears to be issuing student loans.
We have been unable to reach Sixup to update information or confirm its current lending capabilities. Its website is still active.
Sixup offered a loan for independent borrowers that did not require credit scores and or co-signers.
If you need to borrow money for college here's how to do it.
How to apply for a student loan
Before you take out a private student loan exhaust your federal student loan options first. Submit the FAFSA to apply.
» MORE: NerdWallet’s FAFSA Guide
Compare private student loan options to make sure you’re getting the best rate you qualify for. In addition to interest rates, look at lenders’ repayment alternatives and the flexibility they offer to borrowers who struggle to make payments. You may also consider other lenders that don’t require co-signers.