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5 Ways President Trump Could Affect Your Student Loans

Trump and the Republican Party didn’t emphasize higher education in their campaign platforms, leaving experts puzzled as to what policies a Trump administration might pursue. “We won’t know what priorities, if any, the administration has until we see what staff is in and what ideas they put out there,” says Matthew Chingos, senior fellow at the Washington think tank Urban Institute. Any proposed changes to the current federal student loan system would require congressional backing and action. Here’s what we may be able to expect: