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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by lalalaaaaaa, 02.15.12.

  1. lalalaaaaaa

    lalalaaaaaa

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    Let us suppose med school is $50,000 a year (This is a VERY low approximation at most schools.) So $50,000 * 4 years = $200,000 total tuition.

    Break down:
    $961.54 a week
    $136.89 a day (Including one leap year.)
    $5.70 an hour
    $0.095 a minute for four years... save up those pennies!
     
  2. EBTrailRunner

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    Interesting way of looking at it. M3 and M4 will cost more, though.
     
  3. CeeEstee0

    CeeEstee0 Nerdfighter

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    Gah. It is painful to me when you spell it out like that.
     
  4. A7X

    A7X Atop the Iron Throne

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    I agree.
     
  5. MT Headed

    MT Headed snow, PBR, and bears Lifetime Donor

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    Hmm, maybe I won't be skipping class then.
     
  6. xXIDaShizIXx

    xXIDaShizIXx Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Candidate

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    Well you could always join the military.:cool:
     
  7. IlDestriero

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    $961 a week now for $2000 a day later.
    That's a good deal my friend.
     
  8. xXIDaShizIXx

    xXIDaShizIXx Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Candidate

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    Sometimes the simplest answer is always the best. :D
     
  9. MT Headed

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    I divided my undergrad tuition by the number of school days, and came up with $50/day. After that I got mad when a professor ended class 5 minutes early. Hey, I'm paying for this... you get back there and teach me something!
     
  10. LossForWords

    LossForWords PGY-1

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    Most docs don't make over half a million a year. Just sayin.
     
  11. CeeEstee0

    CeeEstee0 Nerdfighter

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    Occam's Razor?
     
  12. IlDestriero

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    Aim higher.
     
  13. lalalaaaaaa

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    Come back down to earth.
     
  14. FSUseminoleEM1

    FSUseminoleEM1 Intensity In Ten Cities

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    Says you to the attending with 1,826 posts vs. your 140...
     
  15. IMSingular

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    How may actually pay the full tution, for example, UI Medical College? Could be just a gimmick to get more money from the state and philanthropists.
     
    Last edited: 02.16.12
  16. lalalaaaaaa

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    Oh, sorry, I didn't realize that posts on SDN correlated to the average amount of money physicians make. Thanks for enlightening me! :thumbup:
     
  17. IlDestriero

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    $960/wk now for $1000/day later is still an excellent return on your investment, and even primary care folks are making around that much.
    Though I still recommend aiming higher, don't strive to be average.
    Cheers.
     

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