There’s no getting around the fact that attending professional school is expensive. The best response is to begin strategizing about managing the expense of applying and attending as soon as possible. We have some suggestions to help with this.
The vast majority of students in any health professions program pay for their education using loans to cover much or all of the cost. The Associations of American Medical Colleges (M.D. schools) has compiled resources to help finance your medical education. Other healthcare professions schools may be less expensive, but their students also pay for their education primarily through loans.
It’s never too soon to start preparing for the possibility that you might need to qualify for a considerable amount of loans to finance your professional school education. Step one is to limit the debt you accumulate as an undergraduate.