Reducing Student Loan Payments: Simple Strategies

If you are struggling to repay your student loans, you may have several options to … Read more

Financial Management as a New Doctor: Where to Start

Congratulations to all the new doctors! You are all going to save a lot of … Read more

Applying to Med School? Don’t Worry About the Money (So Much)

Money should never be the most important factor

While Dave and the crew try a recipe from the Med School Success Cookbook, they consider listener Imari’s question: how much did co-hosts Aline Sandouk, Eric Schnieders, Gabe Conley, and Irisa Mahaparn think about money when choosing a medical school?  While it’s important to know what your financial standing will be when you graduate, including your loans and how they’re affected by scholarships and living situation, we think there are more important things to think about.  And Maggie has noticed many med schools have co-ed fraternities and wants our thoughts on their benefits for students.  Happy to help explore this interesting and fun possibility for lowering costs, sharing responsibilities, and joining a new med school fam, Maggie!

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Personal Finance Tips for Healthcare Professionals

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Medical school, graduate school, dental school, any graduate or professional school: they are all expensive! … Read more

A Medical Student’s Suggestions on Improving Your Productivity

While I was a medical scribe in Texas, I had many conversations with doctors about what medical school is like. I vividly remember one instance where a physician responded to the question with, “Medical school is like a course in time management. You’ll really learn how to manage your time and fit everything in as a med student.” Below, I give seven of the most useful tips I wish I had known before entering med school. They are not in any particular order, nor are they reserved for only medical students: these suggestions are for anyone looking to improve their overall productivity.

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Budgeting in Medical School: Does It Really Matter?

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By Brent Schnipke, MD Medical students deal with a lot of scary things: frequent do-or-die … Read more