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School of Medicine Greenville Resources

Use our budget and loan planner then be sure to apply for scholarships.

Download the Budget and Loan Planner [xlsx] worksheet to help you budget for school and living expenses during the academic year.

Apply for a scholarship through the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville.

UofSC Columbia Programs

Take advantage of these offices and programs to help you plan.

UofSC supports a team entirely devoted to financial literacy initiatives. The program website provides you with great tools and tips to help you spend within your budget.

Explore the program

If you are a veteran who would like to use your educational benefits, contact the UofSC Veterans Service Office.

Medical School-Specific Resources

Learn about managing your money as a medical student and search for scholarships.

AAMC FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) offers numerous financial management resources for medical students. Explore the AAMC-FIRST site and its many helpful tools.

This YouTube presentation is mainly directed to undergrad students. However, this tutorial is one of the best and easiest to use if you get stuck completing the FAFSA. Thank you to UC-Santa Barbara for sharing.

Home of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), the site is your first stop to apply for financial aid.

This site is one example of a FREE scholarship search engine. There are a number of search engines similar to Fastweb. 

Remember two guidelines when you search for scholarships: 

  1. Don't pay for a scholarship search engine; there are good free engines available. 
  2. Beware of search engines that ask for too much information. They should not need your social security number to see if you might qualify for a scholarship.

Search with Fastweb.com

The Finaid.org site is widely accepted as one of the top financial aid information websites. The site owner is very good at summarizing upcoming changes in the law.

The studentaid.gov website, run by the U.S. Department of Education, is where you’ll sign promissory notes, complete loan counseling, apply for new loans and keep track of all of your loan documents.

General Financial Resources

Learn about budgeting, your credit history and more.

You can use this resource in a number of ways, but top uses include tracking all credit taken out in your name and monitoring the list for errors.

Visit AnnualCreditReport.com 

This free budgeting website helps you monitor and categorize your spending. It also provides useful graphs and tables.

Visit Mint.com

 


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