But even at 18, I feel like it's wierd that they'd date someone in their 20s. There is a HUGE difference between most 17 & 18 year olds, and most people in (even) their early 20s.
Federal student loans include many benefits like fixed interest rates and income-based repayment plans not typically offered with private loans.
But while the age difference shouldn’t be a major issue, it’s still something to consider.
Keep in mind that g URLs naturally mature faster than guys, so don’t be surprised if you two aren’t on exactly the same wavelength. Would you ever date someone a different age than you?
I deeply enjoy tutoring students in math and social studies as I have a strong background in both subjects. I am currently a 7th grade English and Writing teacher at a NYC charter school.
Student loans are real loans—just as real as car loans or mortgages. But, the truth is, many students need to borrow money to pay for their education.
The most important thing you can do is understand how loans work before you sign the loan paper work, otherwise you may be in for an unpleasant surprise down the road.