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First Marblehead Reviews

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First Marblehead President, CEO, and Director Dan Meyers
Dan Meyers
7 Ratings

    A best of times, the worst of times

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    Former Employee - Marketing  in  Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Marketing in Boston, MA

    I worked at First Marblehead full-time for more than 3 years


    In good times, plenty of resource and autonomy to fuel growth, smart and fun colleagues, data-driven intelligent decision making


    In bad times, we were unprepared for the cliff of student lending drop off. There was no plan B and many were laid off ... Fast

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    Loan Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Medford, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Medford, MA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 7+ weeks - interviewed at First Marblehead in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    well first we had to wait almost 5 weeks to even find out if we would be temps, then we had to wait an additional 3 weeks to work, you interview with a manager and supervisor, not hard they were pleasant , ,

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Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1994
Type Company - Public (FMD)
Industry Finance
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

With a Harvard education costing six figures, that government student loan just isn't going to cut it anymore. Enter First Marblehead. The company provides underwriting and risk management services for lenders and schools who offer private student loans for undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, and to a lesser extent, continuing education and study abroad programs. First Marblehead also provides marketing, servicing, and processing services. In response to deteriorating economic conditions and changes in the student loan industry, First Marblehead has... More

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