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*Student Loan Interest Rates Up on July 1: The U.S. Department of Education announced interest rates for student loans made after July 1, 2014. The rate on federal Direct Loans for graduate/professional students increased from 5.41% to 6.21%. The rate on federal Graduate PLUS Direct Loans increased from 6.41% 7.21%.
* William D. James Foundation Scholarship application due August 14. One to four scholarships will be awarded to first-year medical students who have financial need and have been Sacramento-area residents for a minimum of 10 years.
* Ongoing: 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.