Key points:

  1. Look into the Revised Pay As You Earn plan (REPAYE). It could provide an enormously helpful interest rate subsidy and will maintain your eligibility for loan forgiveness if you remain at a not for profit hospital after training.
  2. Submit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) employment certification form.
  3. Finally, the tried and true “live frugally and pay down your debt fast” advice is applicable here. Make a plan for the best, and hedge against the worst.

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