Dr. Amanda Endsor graduated from vet school with $168,000 in debt. She worked through school to make ends meet while accruing fewer student loans, and she had little support from her school when it came to handling her loans after graduating. She also continued her education into veterinary dentistry, and she’s now working to pay off her debt.
She currently practices veterinary medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she’s also involved with Vinea, a women’s mentorship program.
In today’s episode, you'll find out:
• How Amanda decided on veterinary medicine and applied to vet school
• How she made her way financially through school
• Her thoughts on the lack of preparation and support from the school when it came to loan repayment
• The ethics of schools raising tuition
• Her reaction to her student loan payments right after graduating
• How Amanda came across Student Loan Planner and got help with her loans
• How Amanda talked with her husband about her vet school debt
• What it’s like to learn veterinary dentistry
• How Amanda got involved with Vinea, a women’s professional mentoring program
• Why women mentorship is so important
• Amanda’s advice for young women professionals
Full show notes at: http://studentloanplanner.com/15