Baubak Azar graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine in 2011. He’s now a family physician in Woodbury. He loves his job, but each month there’s a stark reminder of the cost of his education.
“Right now I’m paying about $3,600 a month for my loans,” he said.
Azar said his payments are higher than his monthly mortgage. He’s got more than seven years left on the student loan repayments. In all he’ll pay off around $300,000.
“They just do automatic withdrawal,” Azar said. “I get statements every month and I quickly glance at them and file them away because it just makes me upset thinking about how much more I have to pay and the amount I’ve paid hardly makes a dent.”
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