What is the fastest way to pay off dental school debt?
Here are my top seven tips for paying off dental school debt.
- Move to a location that needs dentists.
- Use REPAYE, PAYE, or student loan refinancing.
- Shop around multiple lenders for a good interest rate.
- Owning your dental practice will get you out of this debt.
- Don’t overvalue student loan repayment benefits.
Is dental school worth the debt?
Part I: Dental School Debt in the U.S.
Even more startling is the fact that more than 30% of indebted dental graduates from the class of 2017 reported debt loads of more than $300,000. These statistics show just how expensive dental school can be, but they also make us wonder if dental school is truly worth the cost.
How much does a dentist make after taxes?
The median pay for dentists is $153,900, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. New dental school graduates won’t be earning this much right away. But they will start with relatively high pay, with a median entry-level salary of $118,800, according to PayScale.
How do I pay for dental school?
Make a plan to pay for dental school
- Find money you don’t need to pay back. Supplement your savings by applying for dental scholarships, grants, fellowships, and assistantship positions.
- Explore federal student aid.
- Consider a responsible private student loan.