Presentations and Events

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The financial aid process can be complicated, which is why Student Financial Services offers a variety of financial aid events available to all BUMC students.  Financial aid workshops and seminars are a vital source of information for students who want to better understand every aspect of the financial aid process.

 

Upcoming Presentations

The AccessLex Institute is proud to present the following web-based, loan repayment programs. Available times, and registration links can be found below:

The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment

Student loan repayment can feel overwhelming, but you can chart a path to a debt-free future. Covering all of the essential details, including repayment plan options, consolidation, loan forgiveness and more, this workshop will provide the information and next steps you need to get you on the road to zero student debt.

Your PSLF Action Plan

Public Service Loan Forgiveness can seem confusing, but it’s achievable if you know the steps to take. This session will help you understand the requirements of PSLF and help you get on – and stay on! – track for forgiveness.

All sessions are open to all BU students, faculty, and staff

 

Proven Strategies for Managing Student Debt: Best Practices for 2021 Medical Graduates

Doctors Without Quarters hosts this informative webinar. Beyond basic strategies, this session provides upcoming graduates guidance on how to avoid common mistakes, and advice on other financial considerations. Attendees will gain helpful insights, as they transition into training, while managing their loans on a limited budget.

Three sessions are offered, with identical agendas: March 22nd, April 20th, and May 20th at 8 PM ET.

Registration is required, which can be completed here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kRcazqY-RWibqYCuuwZwfQ.

Previous Sessions

Experian Understanding Credit program

Experian Understanding Credit: 101: Veronica Herrera from Experian will be presenting on the basics of understanding credit reporting and scores.

Experian Advanced Understanding Credit: 201: Building on the 101 session, this Advanced Credit presentation will go beyond the basics, helping you better interpret the information on your credit report, understand how lenders evaluate consumers for credit, and tips to improve your credit score.

All sessions are open to all BU students, faculty, and staff

Experian sessions schedule for December 8 and 10 have been postponed. The sessions will be rescheduled at a future date. We apologize for any inconvenience

We are happy to present the December 3, 2020 Experian Understanding Credit: 101 session

 

 

Financial Literacy Programs

AAMC Student Loans and Repayment Strategies

For those who could not attend the in-person session held in April 2019, the AAMC website provides a recorded version. While not a recording of the actual presentation, the content offered is the same.

2020-2021 AAMC FIRST Friday Webinar Series

AAMC-hosted webinars are open to the entire BUMC community. Previous session can viewed on the AAMC FIRST Videos and Webinars. 2020-2021 dates TBD.

 

AccessLex Institute Road to Zero

The AccessLex Institute Road to Zero provides great resources for graduate/professional students weighing all the options in selecting a federal loan repayment program.

 

ADEA Educational Debt Management Materials for Dental Students

The materials on the ADEA website will assist dental students with better managing their student loans and planning their overall repayment strategies.