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Microsoft Internet Explorer

To turn on JavaScript in Internet Explorer, follow these steps:

  1. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options, and then click the Security tab.
  2. Click the Web content zone that you are using (for example, click Local Intranet),
    and then click Custom Level button.
  3. Locate Active scripting under Scripting settings. Click to select the Enable radio button.
  4. Click OK button on Security Settings and Internet Options windows to save your changes.

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To turn on JavaScript in Firefox, follow these steps:

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.., and then click the Content tab.
  2. Click to select the Enable JavaScript check box.
  3. Click OK button to save the setting.

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To turn on JavaScript in Safari, follow these steps:

  1. Open Safari
  2. On the Safari menu, click on Preferences.
  3. Click the Security icon.
  4. Click on Enable JavaScript next to the Web Content section if it is not checked
  5. Close the Preferences window
  6. Close and restart Safari.

Opera 9.xx series

To turn on JavaScript in Opera 9.xx series, follow these steps:

  1. Open Opera.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Preferences.
  3. Click Content in the Preferences list.
  4. Check the box next to Enable JavaScript.
  5. Click the JavaScript Options button to open the JavaScript Options box.
  6. Check the boxes that you want to allow.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click OK.

Google Chrome(v0.4.154.23)

To turn on JavaScript in Google Chrome(v0.4.154.23), follow these steps:

  1. First close any open Chrome windows.
  2. Right click on a blank area of your Desktop.
  3. Select New.
  4. Create a new Shortcut with the following in the "Type the location of the item:" text box:
    • For Windows Vista:
      %userprofile%\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe -enable-javascript
    • For Windows XP:
      "%userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\chrome.exe" -enable-javascript
      Note: You'll have to enclose the file path for Windows XP in quotes due to there being spaces in it.





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Education Financing Options

​​​When savings and federal aid don’t cover all your education expenses, additional lending options like a CHOICEquity home equity line of credit from M&T Bank or a Smart Option Student LoanDIS-170-DIS from Sallie Mae®​​ can help you bridge the gap.




​​​​​Expand Your Education Financing Options

After carefully exploring your college financing options – such as federal student aid, scholarships, grants, etc. – you may find that there is still a need for additional college financing. That's where M&T Bank can help, below are ways to find a solution to your student lending needs.

​Smart Option Student Loan® by Sallie Mae®DIS-170-DIS

For college expenses not covered by scholarships and federal loans, M&T Bank has partnered with Sallie Mae® to bring you loans with great repayment options and competitive rates.

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Parent Loan for M&T Bank by Sallie Mae​®DIS-170-DIS

If you're looking to pay for all or part of your student's education, M&T Bank has partnered with Sallie Mae® to offer you the Parent Loan which features competitive interest rates and the flexibility of two repayment options. Any creditworthy individual – parent, grandparents, aunts, uncles, spouses, and guardians – can help a student achieve their dream of college. 

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M&T Bank CHOICEquity Home Equity Line of Credit

You can apply for an M&T CHOICEquity Account to help pay for school. This way, you can have the flexibility to choose how and when you use the funds, as well as take advantage of the competitive rate. You can a​lso use this line of credit to purchase a car, to buy books and other supplies for your college student, or for other purchases that are important to you.​

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Still looking for scholarship opportunities? Register and create your profile to get matched to scholarships that are a good fit for you. You’ll receive detailed information on each matched scholarship (deadlines, requirements, and award amounts) and you’ll receive email alerts when new scholarship matches are posted. Remember, scholarships aren’t just for first-year college students – apply every year.

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