Is taking a student loan out for a car a terrible idea?

I know it isn't an ideal situation but I am in desperate need of a car. I've been borrowing a car from a friend of mine because he went out of the country for the summer but now that vacation is almost over, he needs the car back which will leave me without. I have been trying to save and have been working... show more I know it isn't an ideal situation but I am in desperate need of a car. I've been borrowing a car from a friend of mine because he went out of the country for the summer but now that vacation is almost over, he needs the car back which will leave me without. I have been trying to save and have been working two jobs but am still nowhere need where I have to be. When I go back to school in August I will have no way to get to school or to either one of my jobs and I have been recently questioning the idea of getting a loan. Obviously I won't be buying any car worth much. I am just looking for something to get from point A to point B.
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