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Watch videos and webinars to learn about paying for medical school, repaying student loans, and more.

Video and webinar topics include: paying for medical school, money management, cost of residency interviews, postponing loan repayment, selecting a student loan repayment plan, managing your loans during residency, and much more.

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Upcoming Webinars

Steps to Increase Your Credit Score During Medical School and Residency 
Friday, October 15, 2021 at 2:00-3:00 ET
Building a good score is not a quick process, but it is also not hard. What is needed to improve your creditworthiness are a few intentional actions (that will be addressed during this webinar) and time - which medical school and time in training provide plenty.  Join this discussion and learn how to get the best credit score of your life.
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Managing Student Loans During Residency (I of II)
Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 6:00-7:00 ET
This informative webinar, hosted by AAMC student loan experts, provides answers to commonly asked student loan and debt management questions. Topics discussed include how to choose the best repayment plan, when postponing payments is a better option, and whether refinancing or consolidating is right for you. Also shared will be details on the current state of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), the CARES Act, and more.
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Managing Student Loans During Residency (II of II)
Friday, November 5, 2021 at 2:00-3:00 ET
This informative webinar, hosted by AAMC student loan experts, provides answers to commonly asked student loan and debt management questions. Topics discussed include how to choose the best repayment plan, when postponing payments is a better option, and whether refinancing or consolidating is right for you. Also shared will be details on the current state of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), the CARES Act, and more.
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The CARES Act Expires in 2022 - What This Means for Student Loan Borrowers
Friday, December 10, 2021 at 2:00-3:00 ET
This webinar will lay out the details of the CARES Act (as related to federal student loans), how its expiration will affect your student loan interest and repayment options, as well as an analysis of the quantitative impact on a 2022 graduate's loan portfolio.
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Home Financing for Graduating Medical Students and Residents 
Friday, January 14, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET
This informative session, presented by Tal Frank, president of PhysicianLoans, will explain the ins and outs of obtaining the best home financing. Emphasis is placed on the proper steps to take when applying for a loan and the exact questions to ask Loan Officers. Additional details covered will include what loans are available for doctors, understanding debt ratios and estimating funds required to close. Get your most pressing home ownership questions answered by attending this webinar. 
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How to Determine Your Best Repayment Strategy (After Factoring in the Impact of the CARES Act)
Friday, February 18, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET
This webinar will address the complexity of managing student loans during the training years, including a review of the impact of the CARES Act on your loans, 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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With the CARES Act Expired, Is Postponing Payments During Residency Right for You? 
Friday, March 11, 2022 at 2:00-3:00 ET
You will hear guidance on the most pressing concerns surrounding student loan management - including the effects of the CARES Act on your student loans and WHEN postponing payments may be the best option for your situation (as well as when it could be an unwise financial decision). Access and use of the MedLoans® Organizer and Calculator is encouraged before and after this webinar. 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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