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Financial Literacy Resources

AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator

Annual Student Loan Acknowledgment

Beginning April 2021, federal student loan borrowers will complete this requirement annually acknowledging understanding of your loan obligation before receiving loan funding.

Education and Student Life (ESL) Financial Literacy

Helpful Financial Literacy Tools for MUSC Students.

Entrance Counseling

A required online session for all first time Direct Loan Borrowers which outlines your loan responsibilities and obligations you are assuming.

Exit Counseling

A required online session for all Federal Student Loan borrowers who are graduating  or enrolled less-than half time or are leaving the University which prepares you to repay your federal student loan(s).

FAFSA4caster

An abbreviated version of the FAFSA which provides an early-estimate of federals student aid eligibility.

FIRST (AAMC)

An online tool which provides students useful handouts, videos and other resources regarding financial aid and student loan management.

Financial Resources for Students in Dental Education Programs

Loan Simulator

An online tool which helps you determine your best loan repayment strategy, options for repayment and provides a loan simulator to estimate the overall effects of borrowing more money based on your cost of attendance and projected income.

Manage your Money

An online self-paced financial literacy program consists of eleven modules. A twelve step guide to financial success is included.

Money Matters

Financial Aid Resources for Dental Students

MyStudentAid Mobile App

Students and parents may download the app from both the Apple App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android). The app provides access to the StudentAid.gov site, Manage your FSA ID , NSLDS and FAFSA Application.

National Student Loan Data System

Federal Database which lists your federal student loan and aid history and contact information for your assigned federal student loan servicer.

Plus Loan Credit Counseling

A required online session for all Direct Plus Loan Borrowers who have been informed that they have an adverse credit history and are approved for the loan based on successful appeal or with an endorser without adverse credit history.