Student Debt Watch
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
Erik Ziegler, DDS Class of 2014 and president of Student Council, shares some insight on making smart money choices.
The more you know...
ADEA 2014: Financing a Dental Education
Presenter: Paul S. Garrard, ADEA Senior Advisor for Student Financial Services
Help with Housing
Sure 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
Plan 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.