Workshops

Spring 2014 Workshops

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Successful Scholarship Searches
Thursday, February 6, 4:00-5:00

Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Roberts Campus Center
Learn how to locate scholarships that match your qualifications; improve your search results and increase your chances of receiving free funding.

Graduate Student Tax Workshop
Monday, March 17, 4:00-5:00
CareerLab Library

U.S. Citizens/Residents receiving graduate support need to be aware of important related tax issues. Is your graduate stipend taxable? Is any of your Brown funding considered taxable earnings? Are you required to file a Federal or State income tax return? Did you live in another state prior to attending Brown? These and other tax questions will be answered.

Credit, Credit Scores, & Credit Cards
Tuesday, March 18, 4:00-5:00
MacMillan Hall, Room 115, Thayer St
Does a good credit score matter? Understand the important role credit plays in securing a car loan, mortgage, employment and more! Learn about managing your credit (loans and cards), establishing a positive credit history, and your credit score.    

Undergraduate Tax Workshop
Thursday, March 20, 4:00-5:00
Smith-Buannano Hall, Room 201, Pembroke
Are you a US resident? Undergraduate? Feeling it's time to learn about income taxes?  Here's your chance.  Come learn the basics of the US income tax system, whether you need to file a US tax return, your responsibility as a US taxpayer, and where you can get free help/resources.    Register to ensure sufficient seating.

MD Graduates: Loan Repayment Details
Tuesday, March 25, 5:00-6:30
Alpert Medical School, Room 170, Richmond St
Learn the details of student loan repayment. Explore repayment plans and options; how to postpone payments when needed, pros and cons of consolidation, making the most of your grace period. Learn how to navigate the repayment process and choose the options that best meet your needs.

Life After Brown
Wednesday, April 16, 4:00-5:00
NEW LOCATION: Barus & Holley, Room 166
Get prepared to handle your financial responsibilities after graduation. Learn about managing finances, understanding payroll deductions, gross vs. net income, budgeting, and building good credit. This session also covers investing, renting vs. owning a home, and planning for retirement.

Loan Repayment Details
Tuesday, April 22, 4:00-5:00
MacMillan Hall, Room 115, Thayer St
Learn about managing your loans & creating a repayment strategy; select a repayment plan that meets your needs, understand consolidation, options to postpone repayment, ways to reduce the cost of repayment, ways to develop your individual repayment strategy.

Loan Repayment Details
Tuesday, April 29, 4:30-5:30
MacMillan Hall, Room 115, Thayer St
Learn about managing your loans & creating a repayment strategy; select a repayment plan that meets your needs, understand consolidation, options to postpone repayment, ways to reduce the cost of repayment, ways to develop your individual repayment strategy.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (cancelled)
Wednesday, April 30, 4:00-5:00
MacMillan Hall, Room 115, Thayer St
Considering working in Public Service? Learn how to qualify for forgiveness of your Federal Direct Loans (Stafford, PLUS, Consolidation). Learn how this forgiveness program can come into play when choosing a repayment plan or considering Consolidation.

Financial Tune Up Before Leaving Brown
Tuesday, May 20, 11:00-12:00
BERT Building, Room 015, 85 Waterman St
You're graduating! How do you begin planning your finances? Is your career matched to your financial needs? Do you have plans in place to maximize your success? Learn about the keys to ensuring your overall financial success beyond Brown.