|Workshop to guide students
As part of the “Getting Financially Well” series for students, MUSC in
conjunction with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC),
will present a debt management workshop for students at noon, Nov. 16
in Room 100 of the Basic Science Building (BSB).
This workshop will focus on budgeting and creating a spending plan,
managing credit and credit cards. Nicole Knight, a senior education
debt management specialist and trainer in the AAMC’s Office of Student
Financial Services, will be the speaker.
Additionally, Elizabeth Martin, an assistant vice president at Wachovia
Bank, will present a workshop on credit and managing your credit from
12 to 1 p.m., Nov. 18, in Room 402, BSB.
Box lunches will be provided to the first 25 students to arrive at
either of the events.
Second-year medical student Christina Baraty contacted AAMC to inquire
about the organization’s debt management workshop. She shared
information with MUSC’s financial aid office, who contacted AAMC to
bring it to Charleston.
MUSC’s Education and Student Life leadership collaborated with the
financial aid office to develop an expanded financial literacy program
MUSC and AAMC will present another debt management workshop on April 6,
2011, focusing on loan repayment options loan forgiveness. The
Education and Student Life Administration also is planning additional
workshops in 2011.
Education and Student Life also is developing a financial literacy Web
site as part of the “Getting Financially Well” program.
Friday, Nov. 5, 2010