ERIC Number: EJ559660
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Factors Influencing Students' Borrowing That May Affect Their Specialty Choices and Other After-Graduation Behaviors.
Cooter, Raelynn; Bross, Theodore M.; Erdmann, James B.
Academic Medicine, v73 n1 p71-76 Jan 1998
A study assessed borrowing patterns of 3,495 indebted medical students at Thomas Jefferson University (Pennsylvania) in relation to changes in cost of education, parents' income, availability of grant funding, legislative changes to loan eligibility criteria, and average interest rates on federal unsubsidized loans. Results show students borrow for varied reasons from financial need to personal financing to lifestyle choices. (Author/MSE)
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