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Charlie Preston
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Dr. Charlie Preston is a resident physician in preventive medicine and public health at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He graduated with a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and did an internship in medicine at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. His interests include health policy, management, and international development. He was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona.

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$250,000 in Debt

Posted February 22, 2011 | 08:08:37 (EST)

Last year, the Huffington Post published a story on my trouble with student loans, and since then I am happy to report that my situation has dramatically improved. My debt is still somewhere around $250,000. But that is not the point of this update. I want to focus...

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College Debt: Watch Out For Private Lenders (VIDEO)

Posted February 22, 2010 | 00:26:27 (EST)

I'm a medical resident with $250,000 of medical student debt. Having so much debt is scary. But even more frightening is the callous and ruthless behavior of my private lender, which has made a bad situation a whole lot worse.

Medical student loans are a special kind of student...

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