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Watch videos and webinars to learn about financing medical school, general money management, repaying student loans, and more.

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Upcoming Webinars

How to Determine Your Best Repayment Strategy 
Friday, February 18, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET
This webinar will address the complexity of managing student loans during the training years, the various repayment plans available after medical school, a 2-step way to determine your best repayment plan, and an analysis of multiple repayment strategies. There will be a live demonstration of websites you can use to support you during repayment, including the MedLoans Organizer and Calculator (MLOC).
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Is Postponing Payments During Residency Right for You? 
Friday, March 11, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET
Join this webinar to hear guidance on the most pressing concerns surrounding student loan management, including HOW the upcoming end to student loan relief measures may affect your cost to repay and WHEN postponing payments may be the best option (as well as when it could be an unwise financial decision). Use of the MedLoans Organizer and Calculator is encouraged before and after this webinar, aamc.org/medloans. Come with your questions in hand!
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Preparing for Your Financial Life (After Medical School)
Friday, April 8, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET
Join this panel of experts to hear advice on how to successfully navigate your financial life as you transition out of medical school – possibly with a significant amount of student loan debt – into a training position with limited income.  The advice shared, and questions answered, during this webinar will help you prepare for financial decisions that will be impacting your life after medical school - e.g., budgeting, insurance, saving and investing, cost of living, and loan repayment.  Register now and then prepare your questions to ask the experts! 
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Loan Forgiveness Through the Eyes of the Participants 
Friday, May 6, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET
Join this webinar to hear the advice and experience of other medical students and graduates that have successfully pursued student loan forgiveness and repayment assistance programs.   
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Repayment Strategies for Graduating Medical School Students 
Friday, June 10, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET   
Prepared for the Graduating Class of 2022. Join this LIVE webinar, hosted by repayment experts, and get answers to your student loan questions. We will discuss how to choose the best repayment plan, when postponing payments is a better option, and whether refinancing or consolidating is right for you. Also reviewed will be information on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), tax deductions, and more. Register now for access to the session and join to ask your questions LIVE. 
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Money Management for Entering Medical School Students
Friday, July 29, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET 
For new medical students worried about how they will navigate the rising tide of education debt, this discussion explains common-sense approaches to borrowing wisely and managing monies during medical school.  Also addressed is information about student loan repayment (options & strategies) and tips on finding free money and improving your credit while in school.
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Money Management for Entering Medical School Students (On-Demand Video with LIVE Q&A) 
Friday, August 26, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET 
For new medical students worried about how they will navigate the rising tide of education debt, this discussion explains common-sense approaches to borrowing wisely and managing monies during medical school.  Also addressed is information about student loan repayment (options & strategies) and tips on finding free money and improving your credit while in school.
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