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Financial Literacy Program

Financial Literacy Program

To encourage our students to maintain fiscal responsibility, the Office of Student financial Assistance offers presentations on different topics that can assist you while in medical school and beyond. Below is the schedule for the Spring 2019 semester. We encourage ALL medical students to take advantage of these opportunities to meet and talk with professionals.

Upcoming Presentations

Wednesday, November 18 at Noon
Student Loan Update for 1st Year MD Students
Offered with ZOOM, this informal and interactive online workshop will focus on how to finance your medical education at Miller. Topics to be covered include: your cost of attendance (COA), educational debt and details on your student loan portfolio with specifics of Direct Unsubsidized and Direct PLUS (Grad PLUS) loans, updates on possible changes to student loans and repayment programs pending the election results, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and a look at how medical residents are managing their student loans during training, plus resources to help.

Watch for a notice from the School of Medicine regarding the ZOOM link.

This session is specifically for 1st year students and is required for all Class of 2024 students with student loans. Your participation will ensure you meet your requirement for annual participation in the School of Medicine’s “Every Student Every Year” educational debt management program.

Thursday, November 19 at Noon
Income Driven Repayment Plans and Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Offered with ZOOM, this informal and interactive workshop will provide details on how the income plans really work, the differences between PAYE and REPAYE and how to choose the right plan, how to switch plans if needed, how marital status can impact your payment, and more. We will also provide an update on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program you will not want to miss and discuss how to qualify and track your qualifying payments.

Watch for a notice from the School of Medicine regarding the ZOOM link.

This workshop is open to all students regardless of class. Your participation will ensure you meet your requirement for annual participation in the School of Medicine’s “Every Student Every Year” educational debt management program.