student loan


: a loan that is used to pay for a student's education

Examples of student loan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After learning about policy changes spearheaded by the Biden administration, specifically student loan forgiveness and a cap on insulin prices, many shifted their perspective. Aaron Navarro, CBS News, 28 Mar. 2024 Young Americans who spoke with USA TODAY pointed to the economy, the cost of housing, student loan debt, political polarization, social media, climate change and the war in Gaza as reasons for their unhappiness and disillusionment. Christopher Cann, USA TODAY, 21 Mar. 2024 The amount of student loan debt that will be forgiven for nearly 78,000 public-sector workers. Daniel Wine, CNN, 21 Mar. 2024 Biden is also touting the nation's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, student loan forgiveness and an improved economy. Jessie Balmert, The Enquirer, 20 Mar. 2024 Ensuring that all debt payments are counted could get borrowers' remaining student loan balances canceled or bring them closer to it. Medora Lee, USA TODAY, 20 Mar. 2024 But ultimately, the administration has canceled nearly $140 billion in federal student loan debt. Monica Potts, ABC News, 18 Mar. 2024 In at least some cases, borrowers may have taken steps in reliance of the notice that their student loans were discharged — such as leaving public service employment, or purchasing a home and taking out a mortgage premised on no longer having any student loan payments. Adam S. Minsky, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 The return of student loan payments has also been a burden, with the Fed noting rising credit card delinquency rates are being driven disproportionately by those with education debt. Alicia Adamczyk, Fortune, 1 Mar. 2024

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“Student loan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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