Financial aid options can help keep dental school costs manageable
The ADA offers resources on student debt repayment programs
Being a dentist is a good investment and understanding student loan and other financial aid options can help ensure the cost does not become overwhelming, ADA News reported. "To a certain extent, I had an understanding of what to expect, but it can be hard to plan when the cost of tuition is so volatile," said Jeffrey Kerst, D.D.S., a 2019 graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form helps determine eligibility for financial aid, which can include federal student loans and private loans, federal scholarship opportunities and programs associated with military service. The ADA offers resources on student debt repayment programs and advocates for student loan reform to relieve financial burdens for students.
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