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Fall 2013 Workshops
Orientation: Get Your Bearings & Save Money
Friday, September 6, 3:00-4:00
Learn about Brown's "Get Your Bearings" program, designed to help you understand and manage your finances. Join us and learn what our financial awareness program has to offer. We'll also share tips on ways students can save on transportation, dining, and more in the Providence area.
PLME/EIP Briefing on Medical School Finances
Tuesday, October 8, 5:00-6:00
Create a Budget & Spending Plan
Thursday, October 10, 4:30-5:30
Step One - Break Apart Ramen Noodles: A Student's Guide to Budgets. Believe it or not most people at some point struggle with living on a fixed income. This presentation will explore tools and resources to help students create, manage, and live within a budget. We'll also discuss maintaining healthy credit and debt levels . Join us for an interactive presentation about credit, spending plans, and effectively using both. Learn stress free tips on creating and maintaining a realistic budget; Discuss practical tips and tools for managing credit, debt, and money.
Successful Scholarship Searches
Wednesday, October 23, 4:00-5:00
Learn how to locate scholarships that match your qualifications; improve your search results and increase your chances of receiving free funding.
Loan Repayment 101: The Basics
Wednesday, November 13, 3:00-4:30
NOTE: This workshop is the first of a two-part series. Learn about the basics of loan repayment; what loans you've borrowed, how much you owe & where to repay, understand your grace periods, learn about interest accrual, and review the federal repayment plans. If you are graduating this semester, we encourage you to attend this workshop and Loan Repayment 201: Managing Your Loans.
Developing a Spending Plan for Med Students
Tuesday, November 19, 11:45-1:00
Credit, Credit Scores, & Credit Cards
Tuesday, November 19, 4:30-5:30
Does a good credit score matter? Understand the important role credit plays in securing a car loan, mortgage, employment and more! Learn about managing your credit (loans and cards), establishing a positive credit history, and your credit score.
Life After Med School - Planning Your Future
Tuesday, December 3, 5:30-7:00
Loan Repayment 201: Managing Your Loans
Wednesday, December 4, 3:30-4:30
NOTE: This workshop is the second of a two-part series. Learn about managing your loans & creating a repayment strategy; select a repayment plan that meets your needs, understand consolidation, options to postpone repayment, loan forgiveness and cancellation benefits, ways to reduce the cost of repayment, ways to develop your individual repayment strategy
The first part of the series is Loan Repayment 101: The Basics (11/13/13). If you did not attend the first part, please indicate this in the registration form.