crna loan payment plan after graduation

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    How much were you able to pay on student loans a month after graduation and hire?
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    I'm interested in this topic as well. Also how much are people going into debt these days for school? I know this largely depends on where you live and the program you attend...
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    it really depends on the amount of your loans and the salary that you are able to secure as a CRNA. Most SRNA's come out of anesthesia school with 80 to 100k in debt. The optimum is to sacrifice for a few years and pay this off within 4 or 5 years.Check out the website crnafinancialplanning.com for help.
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    Quote from OscarRN
    I'm interested in this topic as well. Also how much are people going into debt these days for school? I know this largely depends on where you live and the program you attend...
    I paid for my owns rent, bills, and partial tuition while in school. I worked 2 jobs and still ended up with $53,000. This was for BSN. I think I will have it paid off in 4 years on a pretty basic RN salary, but I've been paying much more then minimum payments. Has been a real pain, I would have preferred to use my money for a house, but will come in time.
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    Quote from stanlje
    it really depends on the amount of your loans and the salary that you are able to secure as a CRNA. Most SRNA's come out of anesthesia school with 80 to 100k in debt. The optimum is to sacrifice for a few years and pay this off within 4 or 5 years.Check out the website crnafinancialplanning.com for help.
    Thanks for that resource. I will definitely look at that website.
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    got a 140k (2 undergrad degrees plus wifes student debt) debt now and will prob tac on anywhere from 80-160k with crna school depening on whether my wife works or not (she is a nurse as well) based. so should come out with a hefty little chunk of debt...but still worth it
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    Have buddies coming of school with $180,000.00 worth of loans. Is that doable or is it too much. This includes tuition and living expenses.
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    That sounds like too much with current interest rates. Try to stay in the vicinity of 120k.
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    holy crap denver and oscar! that's a lot of money you are quoting...I keep thinking, 'that's a house!'. We will see what I come out with. I really hope it's under 100,000...
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    Quote from missnurse01
    holy crap denver and oscar! that's a lot of money you are quoting...I keep thinking, 'that's a house!'. We will see what I come out with. I really hope it's under 100,000...

    Usually if you have no savings you will end up with a little above 100K. Unless you go to one of the schools that charge low tuition.


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