Student Debt

Where to start?

You may be completely overwhelmed by your student debt. Or maybe you mostly have it under control and just want to make sure you didn't miss something important. Either way we have the basic info you need to tackle your loans below. We should note: the majority of the information below applies to Federal Student Loans.

If you only have a minute to spare,  check out the Bare Bones Infographic designed for the graduating medical student or resident. Later, come back and go through our Basic Loan Materials.

After, before, or during your perusal of the basics feel free to check out some of our sample repayment scenarios, calculators, a glossary of terms or additional materials.

We are always adding and improving resources, so go subscribe to our blog to stay updated. And please let us know if you have any questions. Have fun!


The Bare Bones of Student Loan Repayment

Need a quick overview of student loans and generic advice about loan repayment plans? Click on our nifty infographic for some quick answers.


The “Complete Works” of the Department of Education! Almost every link relevant to Federal Loans, Repayment plans, and PSLF. EACH borrower (and especially anyone shooting for PSLF) should read every word on those links. It’s will answer 95% of every question you’ll ever have. And you can read it all in less than 30 minutes!

Basic Loan Materials

We have put together a series of presentations that give you the information you need to know about your student loans. Each presentation is designed to take about 10 minutes, but you can go through at your own pace.

Sample Loan Scenarios and Repayment Advice

We have tried to create a few basic demographic categories and tell you what loan repayment plan and PSLF strategy is best for you. Go to the page, find the scenario that matches your demographics and situation.

Federal Student Loan Repayment Calculator

A simple calculator that you can use to compare your monthly payments, running loan costs, loan totals and possible forgiveness under PSLF.

Additional Resources

We have compiled some additional resources we think you will find useful. They include some loan calculators, a glossary of terms, and some great reading for “extra credit.” We hope you enjoy them!