deferment

  1. rulerkk

    Interest-free student loan deferment for medical residents

    H.R. 1554-REDI ACT. "To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for interest-free deferment on student loans for borrowers serving in a medical or dental internship or residency program" Text - H.R.1554 - 116th Congress (2019-2020): REDI Act This would be a big deal, especially for...
  2. J

    Deferring for multiple years

    Hi, Does anyone know if it’s possible/happens (I’m sure it depends on the school) to defer for 4+ years. I’m dabbling with the possibility of trying to pursue professional athletics after I graduate but I’ve already taken the Mcat and gotten everything else (letters of rec and such) in order to...
  3. O

    Is this a valid reason for an acceptance deferral?

    So I recently started a new job at a small biotech before I got my dental acceptances. I locked in my acceptance at BU, but now I'm contemplating applying for a deferral. I guess the reason would be because of my commitment to the job I started (it's project based and I guess they originally...
  4. B

    Accept or Try for IS Next Year

    Hey folks, The title pretty much sums up my dilemma: either accept an offer from a Caribbean school, or wait a year and try to get into my IS option... The benefits of waiting are mainly financial: saving over roughly 100k dollars in debt by going to IS instead of Caribbean school. My IS is...
  5. R

    How long can one defer residency after medical school?

    Hi, I’ve been unable to find an answer to this question after a lot of searching. I would like to know how long can one can defer residency after graduating from a US medical school. Long story short, I’m a third year medical student and I’m considering become an Air Force pilot and then...
  6. M

    MPH Paying for MPH Degree

    Hey everyone, I'm having a hard time deciding whether or not to defer for a year in order to save up money for school. I got into my dream MPH program but it's roughly $44,000, so I figure $22,000 a year. I had a few questions and would love any advice people have to give! Does anyone know...
  7. J

    Deferred student amcas transcripts/LORs?

    Applying to amcas with deferred/delayed status following acceptance in last year's cycle. Can anyone who has been through this tell me if I have to submit transcripts and LORs again? I can't find anything in the manual or elsewhere. Not sure if this belongs in pre-med forum, but thanks in...
  8. O

    General Admissions & OTCAS Deferred enrollment - Occupational Therapy

    I'm applying to OT schools currently, and am entering my final year of my undergrad this Fall. I will not be taking a gap year. I am wondering if OT programs allow deferred enrollment? As I will be fully financially responsible for myself, I will need to work and go to school in order to pay...
  9. SnakeDoc9497

    Questions about Student Loans

    Hey all. Been tossing around some questions about student debt and am wondering if some of you here could help me out. For undergrad I took on a modest amount of student debt. I don't want to get into numbers, because my questions are mainly conceptual and seeking opinion. But anyway, I have...