Federal student aid

Local reactions to student loan relief

President Biden’s decision to provide student loan relief will affect millions of former and current students across the nation, and here in Columbia. Some students at the University of South Carolina are excited about the relief. Dr. Breyon Williams, Education Economist with Mathematica Policy Research in Washington, D.C., and University of South Carolina graduate, says those who might disagree with President Biden’s decision probably don’t need to worry about the plan impacting them financially.