Students limited in ability to control educational debt
Tuition at U.S. veterinary colleges has increased substantially over the past two decades, at some colleges by as much as 300%
AVMA backs bills on student loans, debt
The AVMA will lobby to save programs that reduce educational debt and provide access to low-cost loans.
AVMA looks to Congress for student debt relief
Owing approximately $150,000 in student loan debt may require William Willis to defer his dream of practicing in his native Alaska, which
Student debt, globalization highlight AVMA House of Delegates meeting
[caption id="attachment_18034" align="aligncenter" width="584"] The Veterinary Information Forum is an open discussion in which House of Delegates…
Divided by debt
Income inequality in the U.S. continues to increase and is, in some ways, dividing Americans.
Educational debt through a pandemic lens
Temporary pandemic relief for federal student loans has allowed some educational loan borrowers, including veterinarians, to pay off their loans or…
AAHA sessions tackle student debt—'the elephant in the room'
Melissa Austin probably will owe about $100,000. Ingrid Rhinehart's loans could total as much as $200,000.
Taking steps against educational debt
Session features new playbook of resources for veterinary associations
AVMA launches Personal Financial Planning Tool
Members of the AVMA and Student AVMA who want to build a personal budget can now turn to the new AVMA Personal Financial Planning Tool.
Efforts evolve on how to address educational debt
The Veterinary Debt Initiative is an outgrowth of the Fix the Debt summit,
Debt summit moving into action phase
Earlier this year, the Economics of Veterinary Medical Education Summit, or Fix the Debt summit, was held to bring together stakeholders to develop…
Bill offers financial incentives to debt-strapped veterinarians working in underserviced areas
Posted on January 15, 2002 Congress is considering legislation offering scholarships or debt assistance to veterinarians willing to work after…
New aim of debt program is helping veterinarians thrive
The Veterinary Debt initiative, formerly the Fix the Debt initiative, has shifted direction after its creation two years ago, with a new framework and…
Higher debt, lower salaries a continuing concern for grads
The confluence of a weak economy and increasingly high cost to attend veterinary college—forcing most students to take out
Congress looking to increase cost of student loans
Gina Luke, an assistant director of the AVMA Governmental Relations Division in Washington, D.C., warns of potential cuts to federal student aid…
Students press for personal finance education
T. Will O’Neill says if he had known what he was getting into, he would not have gone to veterinary college.
Lowering Interest Rates on Student Loans
What impact does lowering interest rates have on student borrowers?
Student loan forgiveness program denies nearly all applicants
The U.S. Department of Education has only approved 1% of requests from borrowers applying to the Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness…
AVMA advances veterinary students’ needs in federal talks on higher education funding
Despite a lengthy legislative to-do list, Congress continues efforts to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, a wide-ranging bill that authorizes…
Two veterinary students learn politics isn't always about money
When Congress amended the Higher Education Act in 1998, it goofed
Sunday’s events at AVMA Virtual Convention 2021 include the Mood & Motivation session, the final day of the Virtual Scavenger Hunt, and more.
Veterinary Business and Economic Forum schedule
AVMA Veterinary Business and Economic Forum - Schedule for 2021.
Delegates discuss dues, programs for recent graduates
Ten state VMAs submitted the resolution recommending the expansion of reduced dues for deliberation during the regular winter session of the HOD in…
COVID-19 legislation and relief programs
Find information about the laws, relief programs, and regulations enacted to assist veterinary small business owners, veterinarians, and veterinary…
Crunching the numbers
Starting July 1, to qualify for Title IV federal student financial aid programs, U.S. law requires that for-profit institutions