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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

Graduating with debt

Graduating with debt
« on: March 30, 2008, 06:41:40 PM »
looks like 80k for me

Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2008, 07:37:39 PM »
$300,000.

I took out loans for ugrad.

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Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2008, 07:57:39 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 30, 2008, 10:21:42 PM »
$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.

Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2008, 10:36:54 PM »
$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.

Re: Graduating with debt
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2008, 11:46:19 PM »
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, 12:19:59 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, 12:28:36 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, 02:20:59 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, 02:23:16 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.



lol.

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