Take action to support student loan reform

By | July 2, 2015

2014 Dental Student Loan DebtContact your member of Congress and urge him or her to cosponsor the Student Loan Refinancing Act of 2015, H.R. 649.

The American Dental Education Association estimates that the average graduating dental student’s debt was over $247,000 in 2014.

H.R. 649 will allow borrowers, under the federal student loan program, to refinance their existing loans multiple times. If the current interest rates are below the rate they are paying, they can refinance their loans. This would assist new dentists in reducing their overall debt, thereby opening opportunities to practice in areas of need.

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One thought on “Take action to support student loan reform

  1. Avard

    This is definately worth the share. As a dentist in Mckinney, I am still paying off my student loans, as well as my husband’s. Pretty soon, my daughter will have tuition of her own.


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