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About EducationPlanner

EducationPlanner is your one-stop career and college planning website. EducationPlanner provides practical and easy-to-understand advice to help prepare students for the important decisions they will face in the future.

In addition to being a resource for students, this website also provides information and tools for parents and counselors to help them motivate and prepare today's youth for a successful tomorrow.

EducationPlanner is a public service of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and its student loan servicing operation, American Education Services (AES).


Created in 1963 by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, PHEAA has evolved into one of the nation's leading student aid organizations. Today, PHEAA is a national provider of student financial aid services, serving millions of students and thousands of schools through its loan guaranty, loan servicing, financial aid processing, outreach, and other student aid programs. As a public corporation and instrumentality of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, PHEAA devotes its energy, resources, and imagination to developing innovative ways to ease the financial burden of higher education for students, families, schools, and taxpayers.

About AES

AES was created to guarantee and service a variety of FFELP (Federal Family Education Loan Program) and private student loan products for lending partners throughout the nation. AES continues to lead the nation in providing quality customer service to millions of student loan borrowers thanks to its highly trained and experienced customer service representatives.