1. SevenLime

    Do private, for-profit schools care if grads stay in state? Speculation on essay theme pandering

    I'm speculating on the best practices to write an essay for a for-profit school. Generally, very prestigious schools care little about their students having ties to the school's state. My theory is that as a school becomes stronger and more desirable (academic excellence, selective admissions...
  2. LindaAccepted

    Medical Comparing In-State and Out-of-State Medical School Acceptance Rates

    You’re applying to medical school. You know the drill – you have the best chance of getting into your home state med programs AND they’ll be your most affordable option (usually). But what if you apply and don’t get into the in-state schools? Or what if your state doesn’t have the best programs...
  3. LindaAccepted

    Medical 5 Questions to Help You Decide Where to Apply to Med School

    There are literally hundreds of medical schools in the U.S. to choose from – how do you choose where to apply? Ask yourself the following five questions – their answers will help you narrow down your school selection list and choose the ones that are best for YOU. Question #1: Should you go...
  4. Kayak_Croc

    Already married to Tennessee state resident

    I'm interested in Memphis dental school. I've heard they only offer in-state tuition to out of staters who get married to a state resident. I'm a New Mexico resident working on my undergrad. I recently married a Tennessee resident. Will I still qualify for that in state requirement? We plan to...
  5. A

    Not in-state anywhere

    My parents recently moved from New York to a different state while I was in college and said state requires one to have lived there for many years to be considered in-state at medical schools. I am, however, taking a gap year before starting medical school. If I declare myself financially...
  6. D

    IS/OOS Questions

    Hi! Could anyone tell me which of these schools has an in-state bias? If possible, to what degree do they prefer IS residents? I was able to find information on some of these schools but not all of them. I'm considering applying to more schools without a residency bias if my shot at these...
  7. E

    Should I send in secondaries?

    Hi, I am a Pennsylvania resident with a 510 MCAT and 3.75c and 3.65s GPA. I have a lot of leadership and volunteer experience as well as a year of research. I received most of my secondaries including Michigan State and Arizona(Tuscon). I know these two schools heavily prefer in-state students...
  8. D

    Should I change State Residency before applying????!

    Help!!! I am a legal resident of Georgia but I have been living in Pennsylvania for a year while obtaining my Master's degree. I would like to stay in the area and work as an EMT for my gap year, but that would require me to change my legal residency to Pennsylvania. I've been told to look at...
  9. B

    GI Bill for In-state tuition=In-state classification for acceptance pool?

    Hi all, New here and just getting into the nitty gritty for figuring out what I want to do once I resign from active duty. I qualify for 100% GI Bill, and I know that with the Veteran Access/Choice Accountability Act we qualify for in-state tuition at any public IHE. My question is: does that...
  10. J

    Pharmacy School In-State vs. Out of State? Differences?

    Hello everyone, I live in California and applied to a variety of in-state schools as well as out of state schools. Apart from costs and networking for a job, what are the differences between going to pharmacy school in california and out of state?
  11. L

    Establishing CA in-state residency

    Hi yall! I'm from TX and am looking at establishing state residency in California since my parents live there now. They moved to Cali 2 years ago and plan to live there long-term. How do I establish state residency in California and how early do I need to do the switch before dental school...
  12. msw1992

    Moving for in-state residency?

    I have tried to find this on existing forums with no luck. If I were to move to another state right now, >12 months before matriculation, could I use that new state as residency for AMCAS/TMDSAS? Specifically Texas or Florida. Does anyone have experience with this? I would want to stay in that...
  13. CavsFan2016

    4 In-state interviews and 0 out of state interviews - is this common?

    I have had 4 in-state interviews (out of 5 schools) and 0 out of state interviews (out of 15 schools or so) - just curious, does In-state really give you that big of an advantage?
  14. W

    Basic in-state residency question?

    If I grew up in Illinois my whole life, but am attending a large state school in a different state for undergrad, what state am I still considered "in-state" for medical school?
  15. M

    What are my chances?

    Hello, I just wanted to get an idea as to what my chances were for getting into a medical school in Michigan (in-state). cGPA: 3.45 sGPA: 3.50 MCAT: 28 (Verbal: 6 Bio: 12 P.S.: 10) 1000+ hours research 800+ hours volunteering Tons of great extracurriculars
  16. B

    Interested in becoming an OB/GYN. College recommendations?

    I am currently a junior in high school and without any study or preparation, I only got a 27 on the ACT at the very beginning of my junior year. I live in Illinois, and would prefer to go to an in-state school. However, I am not sure whether I would want to be in a big school where the...
  17. R

    Can I become a Georgia resident?

    Hey everyone, I've been researching some medical schools that I could apply to and one that I'm very much interested in is Mercer University as well as UGA. I'm an undergrad at UGA so my question is, and I was hoping that someone on SDN has been in a similar situation, if I rent an off-campus...
  18. Q

    What is my residency for application purposes?

    Hey everyone, I'm looking for information on whether various medical schools will view me as in-state or OOS. I went to high school in Missouri. My parents are divorced and my mom lives and works in California. My dad lives and works in Missouri. I'm now a third year undergrad in California...
  19. Student114

    Applying to state schools in September - What are my chances?

    Hi. I'm new on SDN, but I've been quite anxious about my chances of getting into MD schools when I sent out my AMCAS app for verification on September 10, 2015. I applied to mostly in-state schools (1o MD schools total) and others that were less competitive. I have a 28 MCAT GPA of 3.5 I've...