"I got more loan money than I need for college. I'm feeling rich "
"I took a break from school to earn some money. But now I owe more than ever "
"I've taken out a bunch of loans. It would be so nice if I could pay just one bill "
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Test Your Knowledge
How much student aid is available in the United States?
- $168 million
- $168 billion
- $168 trillion
2. $168 billion
Billions of dollars are available every year to help you pay for college. This aid comes in the form of low-interest loans and grants. Most students receive some form of aid.Source: The College Board, 2009