7 Ways To Reduce Medical School Debt
Often-overlooked loan repayment programs. Smart budgeting strategies. Fee assistance programs. Young doctors have many resources as they embark on a medical career.
The FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) program can help you make a smooth, successful, and informed transition to medical school. This is probably one of the biggest financial and personal investments of your life. Utilize the resources available to make wise and...
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Utilize this budgeting worksheet to help with money management throughout medical school.
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Understanding how to manage your money is critical for financial success. Follow these eight basic tips to start your medical career off right.
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The biggest cost of the residency process will likely be the cost of interviewing. While these may be a minor part of the total cost of a medical education, it is still important to develop a strategy for managing these costs – before they are incurred.
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Money will probably be tight during medical school and residency. That’s why a realistic spending plan (budget) – one you can stick to – will be critical to your financial well-being during this time.
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Many people need a roommate to make ends meet. After all, what could be better than having someone pay half of your bills?
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Occasionally unforeseen emergencies occur that can affect your finances, and your eligibility for financial aid. Under certain circumstances, financial aid administrators have the authority to adjust your financial aid eligibility.
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Though the costs associated with applying for a residency position will be a minor portion of the total cost of your medical education, they can still add up. Because application fees are not always covered by student loans, it is important to develop a plan early on for how you will manage...
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If you need to figure out how to balance your budget and stay on top of your student loans, the AAMC's FIRST program has unbiased, reliable information to help you.