Exit Counseling – Rutgers Health

All Rutgers Health students enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or professional school program will need to complete exit counseling upon graduation.

Read more for helpful information and financial planning resources.

Links & Resources

Medical Students

The AAMC’s FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) program provides free resources to help students and residents make wise financial decisions by providing unbiased, reliable resources.

Before you graduate from medical school and begin residency, you must make decisions about your school loans that will have a long-term impact on your finances. The AAMC provides a free Education Debt Management Booklet.

Additional resources include:

Dental Students

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) provides dental students with free information to help plan, organize, and manage student loan debt.

The AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator (DLOC) is offered through a partnership between the AAMC and ADEA. It’s free to currently enrolled dental students, graduates and residents.

Additional resources include:

All Other Health Professions Students

In addition to your exit counseling session, the Rutgers Health Office of Financial Aid has provided you with the following primers to help you manage your student loan debt.

Loan Repayment Options

Learn more about loan repayment options to find the best fit for your needs.

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Important Contacts

Visit the U.S. Department of Education's Website

Find information about repayment plans for direct and Graduate PLUS loans, federal loan consolidation, Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, and postponing payments.

Check Your Credit Report

You can find all private/alternative loans on your credit report. Remember there are three credit bureaus – Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. Check all three credit reports for a full view of all debts.