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How much debt do you think you'll ultimately graduate with?

under 20K
 4 (3.3%)
20k-40k
 5 (4.1%)
40k-60k
 11 (8.9%)
60k-80k
 14 (11.4%)
80k-100k
 32 (26%)
over 100k
 57 (46.3%)

Total Members Voted: 122

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Penn263

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Graduating with debt
« on: March 30, 2008, 08:41:40 PM »
looks like 80k for me
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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2008, 09:37:39 PM »
$300,000.

I took out loans for ugrad.

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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2008, 09:57:39 PM »
70-80k here (PT student first year + assuming on SA position 2L summer + a little bit of parental help)

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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2008, 12:21:42 AM »
$300,000.

I took out loans for ugrad.

Wow. I hope this is a high-end estimate....


Probably about 80K for me, depending on summer jobs, living arrangements, etc.

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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2008, 12:36:54 AM »
$300,000.

I took out loans for ugrad.

Wow. I hope this is a high-end estimate....


Probably about 80K for me, depending on summer jobs, living arrangements, etc.


It's pretty accurate. I have $120k in federal loans from ugrad, $35K in private student loans from ugrad, $126K for regular law school loans, and some extra loans during law school to pay for medical expenses.

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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2008, 01:46:19 AM »
I hope you land that big law job... jeez. Otherwise, I see bankruptcy in your future..

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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2008, 02:19:59 AM »
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I see bankruptcy in your future..

Bankrupcy does not discharge student loans. Sorry.

But he is going to UVA, he will be fine.
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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2008, 02:28:36 AM »
$300,000 is a ton of money for sure but it won't get you a decent two bedroom condo here in LA.  I think you just won't be a homeowner as quickly as some other people.  That's the way I look at it. 

But I've been wrong before a few times. 
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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2008, 04:20:59 AM »
$300,000 is a ton of money for sure but it won't get you a decent two bedroom condo here in LA.  I think you just won't be a homeowner as quickly as some other people.  That's the way I look at it. 

But I've been wrong before a few times. 

You've been wrong your whole life, a-hole.






I kid.  haha

Lots and lots for me.  Private loans, too.  Ouch.  But I actually agree with your point.  It just puts off some other things for a while.
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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2008, 04:23:16 AM »
$300,000 is a ton of money for sure but it won't get you a decent two bedroom condo here in LA.  I think you just won't be a homeowner as quickly as some other people.  That's the way I look at it. 

But I've been wrong before a few times. 

You've been wrong your whole life, a-hole.



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