At more than $1 trillion, there's more student loan debt than any other type of consumer debt in the United States.
But because of a 2005 law ushered through Congress by Republicans, student loans are the only type of debt that is nearly impossible to discharge in bankruptcy.
Members of the Obama administration have said Congress should rethink that rule, and who occupies the Oval Office for the next four years could have a huge impact on any attempt to change student loan policy.
Although student loan debt and policy weren't discussed much in the presidential debates, the good people at LawQA have come up with a handy infographic to break down some of the key differences between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on student loan policy.
Check out the infographic and let us know where you stand in the comments below: