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Financial aide question

Discussion in 'Financial Aid' started by laneyj34, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. laneyj34

    laneyj34 Junior Member
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    Can anyone tell me how financial aide works?

    I am wondering because I would like to get some extra money my first year to buy a car (I have no car right now)... not a very expensive one-- maybe 10k or so. Can you get extra money for something like that, bundled in with medical school loans? I have heard that banks love to give money to med students. Is this true?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. braluk

    braluk SDN Surgerynator
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    Moving this to the financial aid forums. To the OP I think this forum will also have the answer to many of your questions. Good luck!
     
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  3. TMP-SMX

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    Yeah banks love to give money to you at horrible rates if you don't have a good credit score. I do think that some schools offer emergency student loans for emergency car repairs. However, I don't think your situation meets that. I guess you could speak with the individual school and see if they will be generous and put it as part of your cost of attendance.
     

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