financing med school

  1. L

    Are private student loans easily obtainable for medical school even if you have debt (unsubsidized, subsidized, & private) from undergrad school?

    Or does that debt hinder the chances of getting approved for private student loans for medical school? I just want to know before I get a bachelor's degree and spend all this time and energy getting into medical school, and then can't even afford it. I know I can automatically get subsidized...
  2. L

    Are private student loans easily obtainable for medical school even if you have debt (unsubsidized, subsidized, & private) from undergrad school?

    Or does that debt hinder the chances of getting approved for private student loans for medical school? I just want to know before I get a bachelor's degree and spend all this time and energy getting into medical school, and then can't even afford it. I know I can automatically get subsidized...
  3. amuseddoughnut

    Financing/Paying off med school - Rising M1 interested in Academic Medicine

    I am a rising M1 interested in ultimately taking a position in academic medicine with some amount of clinical time and some amount of research time. I have a PhD already. My cost for med school will be about $120k for the 4 years. I'm trying to figure out if I want to take out loans for the...
  4. S

    What is considered public assistance?

    I have been asked on secondary if my family has received public assistance. Do FAFSA grants (Pell grants, etc) count as public assistance? Does receiving Medi-Cal count as public assistance?
  5. JoannePrada

    Any Financial Advice for Incoming Medical Students?

    I thought the thread for the award miles credit card was cool and was wondering if any current/former medical students had any other advice or hacks when it comes to life/education expenses in medical school?
  6. I

    Advice about medical student loans?

    Hello! I'm seeking some objective third-party advice about the amount of student loan I should take. I'm very happy and blessed to say that I will be attending medical school this coming Fall :). That being said, I'm unsure of what I should do financially. Here's the situation: I've been...
  7. D

    Non-trad Students for 2023

    So, I've been browsing this forum for a bit. I've looked around trying to find things that specifically fit my thing here (including the group of lawyers trying to go in 2022), but there's so much from years ago- and recent stuff that I feel too different from- that I decided to just start a new...
  8. Johnny Appleseed

    Future Finances

    I have a few questions about how to finance medical school and stay on top of the debt. I have read many threads on this, but I still have a few specific questions. I apologize for the length, I will be very thankful for those who take the time to read it and offer any advice. Thanks in advance...
  9. djcool

    Hopes of scholarship, worth it to attend remaining interviews?

    Hey all, I just wanted some professional opinion (or any honest opinion) on, "Is it in my best interest to attend my 4 remaining interviews in the hopes of getting some form of scholarship (merit, diversity, need)?" Finances will probably be the single biggest challenge I will face in the...