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Student Loan Forgiveness Application Website Launched | app

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden officially kicked off the application process for his student debt forgiveness program on Monday and announced that 8 million borrowers had already applied for loan relief during the soft launch period. federal government over the weekend.

He encouraged the tens of millions of people eligible for potential aid to visit studentaid.gov and touted the application form, which the president said would take less than five minutes to complete. An early “beta launch” version of the online form released Friday evening processed the first stream of applications “without issue or difficulty,” Biden said.