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The challenge of collecting clinical training hours in a pandemic

This essay is from a finalist for the 2020 Student Loan Planner Scholarship. Paige T. I am honored to continue my passion for mental health …

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How to Love (or Quit) Your Job Despite Your Student Loan Debt (Episode 93)

Many people hardly tolerate their job. But figuring out how to love your job or leave for another career can improve your quality of life. …

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Turn negativity into positive experiences

This essay is from a Student Loan Planner 2020 scholarship holder. Elin C. Fortunately, the 2020 recession hasn’t negatively affected my personal finances. I have …

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Refinancing student loans for nurses

Working as a nurse (NP) can be a rewarding occupation that allows a person to directly affect patients’ lives. Their training puts them in a …

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F. H. Cann & Associates Review: A New Federal Student Loan Servicer

What you need to know: F.H. Cann & Associates is one of five loan service providers that have received an order from the federal government …

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11 Best Banks to Refinance Student Loans ($ 100-775 Bonus)

When you refinance student loans, you consolidate federal or private student debt with a new lender who offers a lower interest rate, a more attractive …

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F. H. Cann & Associates Review: A New Federal Student Loan Servicer

What you need to know: F.H. Cann & Associates is one of five loan service providers that have received an order from the federal government …

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Dealing with deferred debt

This essay is from a finalist for the 2020 Student Loan Planner Scholarship. Katie P. My grandparents were children during the Great Depression. Grandma washed …

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Should you stay in your job for lending? (Episode 88)

Where you work can have a huge impact on your student loan repayment strategy. Changing jobs may result in changes in your income and qualification …

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Student loans are the monsters that adults face

This essay is from a finalist for the 2020 Student Loan Planner Scholarship. Victoria L. In an ironic and somewhat quirky way, the approach to …

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Should you stay in your job for lending? (Episode 88)

Where you work can have a huge impact on your student loan repayment strategy. Changing jobs may result in changes in your income and qualification …

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The healing power of animals in a pandemic

This essay is from a finalist for the 2020 Student Loan Planner Scholarship. I fall into the “non-traditional student” category. That’s just a softer way …

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How to calculate the actual cost of attending before enrolling in college

College costs have grown faster year over year than consumer price index inflation, home values, and median income since before the 1990s. That surge, coupled …

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How do I become an occupational therapist?

Occupational therapy is a career that attracts many people interested in working in a helping profession, and some believe that career opportunities in this field …

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How to calculate the actual cost of attendance before enrolling in college

College costs have grown faster year on year than consumer price index inflation, home values, and median income since before the 1990s. That surge, coupled …

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Abandoned Dental School: What To Do With Your Student Loans?

The way to the dentist is not the easiest. First, undergraduate students must meet the strict dental requirements, take the DAT (Dental Admissions Test), be …

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The good, the bad, and the ugly about student loans

With Travis on paternity leave, the counselors take over the Student Loan Planner Podcast. This week, all four counselors are coming together to share their …

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What to do if you failed medical school Next steps for your career and student loans

The way to the doctor is difficult in every phase. First, a student must be admitted to medical school, take courses, take the US Licensing …

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Sallie Mae Parental Credit Rating

Short Summary: A Sallie Mae® Parental Loan can be taken out by any creditworthy adult who wishes to fund an eligible student’s education. These loans …

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What to do if you failed medical school Next steps for your career and student loans

The way to the doctor is difficult in every phase. First, a student must be admitted to medical school, take courses, take the US license …

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Private Student Loan Cosigner Guide

If you are considering taking out personal loans as a student, there is a good chance that you will need the help of a co-signer …

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How To Become A Medical Assistant: Tips For Getting Started And Paying Off PA Student Loan Debt

Physician assistants (PAs) play a multifaceted role in healthcare. They provide many of the same services that doctors do, like diagnosing patients and making treatment …

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How do I become a professor? Student Loan Planner

The process of becoming an elementary, middle or high school teacher is well established. Get a bachelor’s degree in your chosen field, earn a teaching …

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How To Become A Medical Assistant: Tips For Getting Started And Paying Off PA Student Loan Debt

Physician assistants (PAs) play a multifaceted role in healthcare. They do many of the same services as doctors, like diagnosing patients and making treatment plans, …

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10 best jobs during the pandemic

In the past few months, as the pandemic has turned our world upside down, most of us have experienced a handful of emotions – sadness, …

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Financial Student Loan Servicing Review

What you need to know: Edfinancial Services was one of five loan service providers that had received an order from the Ministry of Education in …

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Student Loan Refinancing for Prosthetic Dentist Student Loan Planner

Prosthetics is a dental specialty that focuses on restoring or replacing lost or damaged teeth – and sometimes other oral structures – with artificial devices. …

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Financial Student Loan Servicing Review

What you need to know: Edfinancial Services was one of five credit service providers that had received an order from the Ministry of Education in …

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Student Loan Refinancing for Pediatric Dentists | Student Loan Planner

The cost of becoming a pediatric dentist leaves many young professional dentists grappling with staggering amounts of student debt, despite being a highly rewarding career. …

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Trellis Student Loans Review | Student Loan Planner

What you need to know: The Trellis Company, formerly Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, was one of five loan service providers selected by the Department …

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5 tips for doctors and nurses with wage cut

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented financial hardship for many Americans, including health care workers who are on the front lines battling the disease. For …

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How to love (or leave) your job

Many people hardly tolerate their job. But figuring out how to love your job or leave for another career can improve your quality of life. …

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5 tips for doctors and nurses with wage cut

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented financial hardship for many Americans, including healthcare workers who are on the front lines battling the disease. For doctors, …

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How simplified student loan repayment could make things worse

A recent Bloomberg editorial stated that the key to defining our student loan system is making it easy to repay student loans. One idea is …

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How Can You Invest When Everything Is So Expensive? (Episode 87)

Investing is a crucial part of building long-term financial stability. Student loan borrowers are often overwhelmed by their debt and think there’s no way to free …

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Otolaryngology Salary: Is it Worth the Student Debt?

Otolaryngologists — also called, “ear, nose, and throat doctors,” or ENTs — are trained to perform both medical and surgical treatment of head and neck issues. …

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Denying access to your spouse’s income is usually fraud

A question I get a lot in my role as a student loan advisor goes something like this, “I have this great low pay, but …

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Best and worst jobs during the pandemic

Studies show that around half of all people regret their career choice. But that was before coronavirus changed how and where to work. We sent …

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