Student loan forgiveness program is about to face its first major test

After years of struggling to pay down her student debt amid confusion over government programs designed to help, Lisa Dimone has resigned herself to hoping an app will be what finally eliminates her debt load.

“It’s disturbing that I rely more on a trivia game to help me with my loans than the U.S. government,” Dimone said. She’s been playing the game, which offers a prize of student loan help, twice a day.