1. Dismiss Notice
  2. Download free Tapatalk for iPhone or Tapatalk for Android for your phone and follow the SDN forums with push notifications.
    Dismiss Notice

Financing Med School?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by maverick, Jan 29, 2000.

  1. maverick

    maverick Junior Member
    10+ Year Member

    May 23, 1999
    Likes Received:
    After just recently being accepted, I now realize how expensive it really is to attend medical school. How do you all finance this? I am aware of the HPSP scholarships, NHSC as well, but I am not sure this is the route I would like to take. Are any of you on these scholarships? What do you think? I believe the Armed Forces is a great way to go, besides the fact that civilian residencies are difficult to obtain. For those of you taking out loans: how much is a realistic amount to borrow. At CCOM an estimated yearly expenditure is around 40K; 160K over four years. Honestly, how can one possibly manage this over a 10 year payback at 8% interest?
  2. Note: SDN Members do not see this ad.

Share This Page