Don't get discouraged! If you didn't make payments on your federal student loans and are now in default, there are options for getting out of default. Visit the following blog provided by the U.S. Department of Education to learn how to get your student loan out of default:
If you have a defaulted federal student loan owned by the U.S. Department of Education, immediately contact their Default Resolution Group. They will help you figure out the best way to resolve the default based on your individual circumstance.
Default Resolution Group
1-877-825-9923 TTY for the deaf or hard of hearing