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Elyssa Kirkham

Elyssa Kirkham
Elyssa Kirkham covers student loans, personal loans, debt, and credit for Student Loan Hero. Her work has been featured in TIME, CBS News, MSN Money, Business Insider, Daily Finance, and more.
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4 Tips for Managing Medical School Debt in Residency

The average salary for a first-year resident was just over $54,000 in 2016, but the average medical school debt is a whopping $164,800. Knowing your options can make this debt more manageable.