New Grad Student Loan Repayment Playbook

VIN Foundation | Supporting veterinarians to cultivate a healthy animal community | Student Debt | Repay Wiser | Class of 2021 Veterinary Student Loan Playbook Webinar

Attention 2021 Veterinarians:
Graduate, Consolidate, Get Started in Income-Driven Repayment

 

Do you have student loans? Are you confused about how or when to get your repayment plan started? What’s the “best” strategy for paying your student loans now that you’ve graduated veterinary school? The VIN Foundation Class of 2021 New Veterinary Graduate Student Loan Playbook is here to help!

Are you an intern or resident?

 

Conventional wisdom and reflex in the medical training community often says to defer your loans while pursuing internships and/or residencies.  However, income-driven repayment (IDR) is often a much better option for veterinarians with federal student debt pursuing advanced education. The VIN Foundation Climbing Mt. Debt – Interns and Residents webinar and tools are here to help!

 

Climbing Mt. Debt - Interns and Residents

CLASS OF 2021 STUDENT LOAN PLAYBOOK TOOLS

1) Class of 2021 Student Loan Playbook Webinar Recording

 

Watch the webinar recording below of the recent Class of 2021 Student Loan Playbook Webinar webinar from the VIN Foundation in collaboration with the Veterinary Information Network (VIN). In this video Tony Bartels, DVM, MBA explains why ending your grace period early and starting your repayment plan ASAP is more beneficial than waiting. We welcome any questions and feedback.

 

 

2) Class of 2021 Student Loan Playbook Prezi

 

Review the Class of 2021 Student Loan Playbook presentation materials including clickable links to the resources referenced in the presentation. Think of this as the “slide deck” you can click through and review at your own leisure as a quick summary of the webinar.

 

 

3) Class of 2021 Student Loan Playbook Checklist

 

All this information can be overwhelming. The Class of 2021 Student Loan Checklist provides a clear outline of steps to help recent veterinary graduate students with determining the best repayment plan for their specific student loan situation, along with tips for handling the recent CARES Act.

 

 

4) Student Debt Message Board

 

The Student Debt Message Board is a helpful resource for veterinary students or veterinarians looking for help with their veterinary school student loans. This folder’s purpose is to help you (and other VINners) improve your ability to navigate your student loan repayment options. If you do not already have a VIN account, you may sign up for a free special access VIN Foundation account on VIN. This special VIN Foundation access lets veterinarians without a VIN account into an isolated area of VIN without access to VIN tools, content, or community.

We’re here to help!

Please feel free to reach out with any questions: studentdebt@vinfoundation.org. VIN Foundation is here to help with understanding your student loans and repayment options now or in the future!