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Now's the time to focus on the goals and aspirations that brought you to the School of Dentistry. It's OK to let the little (& not so little) things wait until after graduation. Daily lattes, fancy bikes and traveling are GREAT, but WAIT until you have that steady income. Try to remember, you're still a student so get creative and find ways to enjoy it!


Debt Defying Acts

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Erik Ziegler, DDS Class of 2014 and president of Student Council, shares some insight on making smart money choices.




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ADEA 2014: Financing a Dental Education

Learn about recent changes in financial aid and loans, how to control the cost of dental school and how to prepare for repayment after graduation.

Presenter: Paul S. Garrard, ADEA Senior Advisor for Student Financial Services

 Help with Housing  

housing picSure there are lots of fancy new apartment buildings just steps away from Moos Tower but can you really afford it? Be smart and check out all your options first like off campus housing. They can help you find much more affordable options in the cities, in the suburbs, by a park... give them a price range and a move in date and they'll help you find what you're looking for. 

Food for Thought

fresh foodPlan ahead by going grocery shopping! Here's a few tips: Make a list, cut coupons or look for sales, don't hoard -buy only what you need, pack your lunch (when there's no LnL) & eat before you shop! More tips from webMD.

ADEA Financial Aid Advice for the Class of 2016

In this six-part series, ADEA independent student loan consultant Paul Garrard presents financial aid advice for prospective dental students.

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