Tyson Hunter owes $152,000 in Student Loans after four years at Boston University and now earns $40,000. September 2008
Some companies, like Chase Bank, use the recent publicity of student loans to help push their own private student loans
President Barack Obama signing the Healthcare Bill with the new student loan provisions. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Speaker Nancy Pelosi join him, March 2010
Even after changes in the student loan system in 2010, private student loan companies advertise their services with no Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) required since they are no longer part of the government system.
The Sallie Mae logo. Sallie Mae, once the biggest player in the student loan market under the federal guarantee system, still plans on offering loans and other financial services to schools and students
New Zealand's Student Loan system, from its Ministry of Education.
Some private student loan companies are now advertising that the federal government will not cover all the costs, and that private loans remain indispensable for students to afford higher education.
Students at a seminar at Ohio State University