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*Student Loan Interest Rates to Rise July 1: The U.S. Department of Education has announced interest rates for student loans made after July 1, 2014. The rate on federal Direct Loans for graduate/professional students will rise from 5.41% to 6.21%. The rate on federal Graduate PLUS Direct Loans will rise from 6.41% 7.21%.
*William E. Dochterman Scholarship: Applications are due July 1, 2014 for the Dochterman Scholarship offered by the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Sociaty. Contact Gwenner Miller at (916) 734-4112 for details.
*California Veteran's Dependents Educational Assistance Program (CDVA)
SPECIAL HOTEL RATES FOR USMLE CLINICAL SKILLS (CS) EXAMINEES
To assist students with travel costs for the CS exam, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has negotiated a special rate for examinees at hotels within close proximity of each of the exam sites. Please note that some of the hotels have listed blackout dates during which the negotiated rates are not applicable. Visit the AAMC Web site for details and reservations.