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Here’s the ‘most likely scenario’ for when student loan payments could restart — and how to prepare

To calculate how much your monthly bill would be under different plans, use one of the calculators at or, said Betsy Mayotte, president of The Institute of Student Loan Advisors, a nonprofit.

If you do decide to change your repayment plan, Mayotte recommends submitting that application with your servicer before payments turn back on.

“I have significant concerns that there will be some big servicing delays,” she said.