Sure, you have to deal with dust, film grain, and trickier color correction, but taking your negatives digital is worth the effort
Finally, resize and sharpen. Save your image as a file with a new descriptive name. Then resize to your output size; this will be for an 11x14-inch print. Next, sharpen. Copy your background layer and merge it with your dust layer. Zoom in to 50% and go to Filter > Sharpen > Smart Sharpen. Unlike when sharpening a digital file, when sharpening film set the Amount lower and the Radius higher to avoid sharpening the grain.