While millions of students each year attend college to further their education, many find themselves with crippling debt from student loans after.
College expenses are rising due to inflation and students are suffering.
According to The Sun, there are ways for students to tackle their debt more easily.
One student who attended NYU told The Sun they had debt totaling $180,000.
Average debts for student loans are around $39,000.
The person who graduated NYU wants students to know and understand exactly what it is they’re getting involved with.
They were able to pay $1,300 per month for their loans for 15 years.
They added that the payment was below $1,000 in 2015 because interest rates were so low.
Ways to get around and manage student loans
One way to beat a loan is by finding a job that will forgive student loans.
This can be done through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Those employed by a federal, state, local or tribal government can qualify.
Other qualifications include having a direct loan, repaying your loans with an income driven repayment plan, and making 120 payments.
Another way to help pay your loans off quickly is to make larger payments.
You can also budget so you know what you can afford, what to pay, and how to pay it.
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