FIRST for Students
The prospect of financing your medical education may seem daunting—but you have lots of options. FIRST for Medical Education offers resources and information that can help.
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Loan Repayment Choices
The NHSC offers loan repayment and scholarship assistance for primary care providers who serve in communities with limited health care.
Financial Aid Fact Sheets are short, informational sheets on a variety of financial aid-related topics. They are designed to shorten often confusing or complex topics to the basics. For more information regarding Financial Aid Facts topics, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or consult the financial aid office at your institution.
If you’re not sure who services your student loan, you can find out by logging onto the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) or by calling the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243). To see a current list of Federal Student Aid servicers, you may also go to Student Aid on the Web .
Medloans® Organizer and Calculator
Organize and track your loans, then view sample repayment scenarios with the Medloans® Organizer & Calculator, the only Web tool of its kind developed for medical students.
Financial Literacy 101
Learn about financial topics unique to the needs of medical students and residents.
Guides, publications, and resources pertaining to financial aid, debt management, and loan repayment.
Physician Education Debt and the Cost to Attend Medical School
This report outlines current trends in education debt and the cost to attend medical school, with a focus on 2012 data.
A-Z Reference List
An alphabetical list of tools and resources available on the FIRST Web site.