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First year debt

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by mct2762, May 19, 2014.

How much debt do you expect after 1st year?

Poll closed Mar 19, 2015.
  1. 0 -5,000

    7.5%
  2. 6,000 - 15,000

    2.5%
  3. 16,000 - 25, 000

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. 26,000 - 35,000

    5.0%
  5. 36,000 - 50,000

    12.5%
  6. 50,000-65,000

    25.0%
  7. 65,000 - 75,000

    25.0%
  8. 75,000 - 85,000

    17.5%
  9. 85,000 +++

    5.0%
  1. mct2762

    mct2762 Banned Banned Account on Hold 2+ Year Member

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    It's about the time to start accepting loans! I just accepted all mine today and am not sure whether to be relieved that it'f finally done, or stressed out by the giant amount of debt I just plunged myself in to! How much do y'all plan to take out for the first year?
     
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  3. Carl Seitan

    Carl Seitan Best poster ever 2+ Year Member

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    As much as possible.
     
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  4. mct2762

    mct2762 Banned Banned Account on Hold 2+ Year Member

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    haha me too. it sucks
     
  5. wjs010

    wjs010 5+ Year Member

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    You took out grad plus already? When do you start?
     
  6. chizledfrmstone

    chizledfrmstone Enjoying the finer things in life Administrator Moderator 10+ Year Member

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    ~$70,000 for the first year.

    Why do bad things happen to good people?
     
  7. iTcanBdone

    iTcanBdone 2+ Year Member

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    Accepted all mine today as well, so excited I don't even care about debt right now lol. Just happy this program is significantly cheaper than my graduate courses :nod:
     
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  8. mct2762

    mct2762 Banned Banned Account on Hold 2+ Year Member

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    Yeah the loan cycle for grad plus opened 2 or 3 days ago!
     
  9. mct2762

    mct2762 Banned Banned Account on Hold 2+ Year Member

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    Bad bad things. Soooo bad lol
     
  10. buttfrogs

    buttfrogs Tangunt me in mea braccae 2+ Year Member

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    I haven't yet. Still trying to decide what to do. It depends on my wife's income (looking for a job now) and the cost of our apartment (looking for that too)...

    I imagine I'll probably take out the maximum amount (~$69K) and if we can live much more cheaply than that, just save the rest and take out less from now on. It's just tough to decide how much I'll need when so many variables are up in the air, and to this point I've never had to use student loans.
     
  11. chizledfrmstone

    chizledfrmstone Enjoying the finer things in life Administrator Moderator 10+ Year Member

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    You can always give back if you end up not using all of it.
     

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