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Borrower Beware: Select Student Loan

Loans, Student Loans

This company is on the NerdWallet Student Loan Watch List. The list flags student-loan businesses and individuals hit by enforcement actions, court judgments or liens, or bad ratings from the Better Business Bureau. Learn more in Who Gets Listed. Have you dealt with this business, or encountered a suspicious student-loan company that NerdWallet public-interest reporters should investigate? Let us know at

At the time of this Watch List posting, the Better Business Bureau had given Select Student Loan an “F” rating.

The company is affiliated with Select Student Loan Help, which faced a $2.3 million federal court default judgment in 2016. The Federal Trade Commission said the company charged high fees and promised borrowers services it never provided.

What the company claims to provide: Document preparation services; credit and debt consolidation.


Based: Los Angeles

Management: Eric West, CEO; Michael Lamb, secretary; Komal West, CFO

Sources: Better Business Bureau; California secretary of state

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