Sallie Mae announced the release of their Education Investment Planner (EIP) yesterday in an email that went out to financial aid administrators yesterday (it appears that this may be a beta version as the email was clearly stamped "NOT FOR STUDENT OR BORROWER DISTRIBUTION").
I thought that I would take a test drive of this application as a student. Update: Sorry for the length of this product evaluation (I did get a bit carried away). What started out as a test drive ended up becoming a cross-country trip. Here are my thoughts: