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Developing a Financial Plan for Law School

Tuesday, December 17, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., EST

This webinar will provide valuable insights and recommendations regarding the financial options available to aspiring law students.  The content of this webinar will be of interest to individuals who just beginning to explore law school, as well as individuals who are planning to begin their law school studies in August 2014.  Topics to be covered include:
  • Understanding the complete costs of earning a law degree
  • Sources and options for "free" financial aid
  • Federal and private loan programs (borrowing limits, fees, and application process)
  • Loan repayment options and the decision to rely on loans for law school
  • Conditional scholarships and Standard 509
  • Suggestions for minimizing educational debt
  • Steps to take in preparing a financial plan for law school


John GarciaJohn Garcia is a financial aid professional with more than 18 years of experience serving both undergraduate and law students.  In his current position as director of financial aid at MSU College of Law, he has provided leadership for the development of financial literacy programs aimed at helping current and prospective law students become more informed and cautious borrowers.

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