I Went to Medical School, Struggling to Become a Doctor and in $250K of Student Loan Debt

Question: Dear Steve, I have a student loan that exceeds 240K. I accrued that loan by going to medical school, unfortunately I have not been able to pass my boards and as a result I have not been able to apply for residency. In the meantime, I am having to work and study and with … Read more

I’m a U.S. Resident Living in New Zealand With U.S. Student Loan Debt. – Tess

“Dear Steve, I have a BS in Psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington and am just now finishing up my medical degree from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. (Finish Nov 9) I ended up taking out some private loans during my undergrad as my parents were against PLUS loans, and I … Read more

I’ve Been Kicked Out of Medical School With All My Debt But No Degree. – AJ

“Dear Steve, I was admitted in to a medical school and it has been a hard time for me because family and personal issues beyond my control has taken place. My school is currently under a lot of scrutiny and investigation. This year, there were a tremendous number of extenuating circumstances and even though my … Read more

My Medical School Debt is Killing Me. – Lorraine

“Dear Steve, I recently read about a medical student who was seven years post grad, and her student debt ballooned from 250,000 to >550,000. I am currently a medical student paying the max of what is available as I attend a private, expensive school. I tried to avoid this in advance, but was not accepted … Read more