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  1. Wahoo1125

    Non-Traditional Student Long Term Plan

    Hello, I’m a recent Grad from UVA with a passion for medicine, but far from accomplishing my dreams. I found my love for medicine when I underwent brain surgery my second year and discovered what medicine was really like. I graduated on time after missing time for surgery, but ended up with a...
  2. W

    How does my spouse effect financial aid?

    So I am marrying a med student the summer before he heads to med school. He has no undergrad debt and I have a good bit of undergrad debt. He got lots of grants for undergrad based on his parent's financials. So my questions are: does he have to do this year's FAFSA in regards to us and not...
  3. C

    Married Loan Repayment Advice

    I am graduating med school this year with ~350,000 in student loans (federal direct unsubsidized and direct grad plus loans). I am married to a high income earner with annual income ~150,000 and likely to increase over residency. For this reason, if I choose the REPAYE repayment plan, (which it...
  4. J

    MD & DO Nontraditional student chances

    Having some pre-application anxiety and wanting some unfiltered feedback from people who don't feel obligated to spare my feelings :laugh: My husband and I both graduated with our Bachelor's degrees in May 2016 (my degree is Psychology, his is Criminal Justice). Immediately after graduation, I...
  5. P

    Marriage During PT School

    Hey ya'll! I'm just looking for your thoughts and opinions on getting married during PT school. Is it too much to plan a wedding while in school? I definitely don't want to be planning a wedding and studying for the boards. At my school, the first year is all classes. After year 1, it...
  6. L

    Cornell vs. UCSF: which is better for non-trads?

    Hi! I'm trying to decide between UCSF and Cornell, and would love to hear some informed opinions. I'm on the older end of things, and am looking for a program that doesn't feel too much like undergrad/academic summer camp. Thanks so much for your thoughts!
  7. B

    Army Getting stationed together w/ spouse's non-military med residency- Anyone have any experience/tips?

    My wife and I are both graduating in 2018. I'm army dental HPSP, she is non-military medical residency (family med). We looked at what duty stations would be best for her to apply to a family med residency nearby. I'm pretty sure I find out in December, but she finds out in March. Has...
  8. S

    Getting married 2 days before residency?

    Hi there. So I am finishing my 4th year of med school and am planning on getting married in mid-June. We already booked the place and photographer, but now I'm realizing that residency programs start the day after the wedding, if not the week before. In addition to graduating, moving, and...
  9. S

    Husband (significant other) matching 1 year after me; trying to get into the same IM program or city

    Hello everyone, Let me get right into it, as the title of the thread suggests, my husband will be matching one year after me. I am applying to IM this upcoming cycle in 2017 and he will be applying in 2018. We are both IMGs and hoping to get into university based programs. We are both...
  10. S

    Husband (significant other) matching one year after me; trying to get into the same program or city

    Hello everyone, Let me get right into it, as the title of the thread suggests, my husband will be matching one year after me. I am applying to IM this upcoming cycle in 2017 and he will be applying in 2018. We are both IMGs and hoping to get into university based programs. We are both...
  11. S

    Husband (significant other) matching 1 year after me; trying to match into the same program or city

    Hello everyone, Let me get right into it, as the title of the thread suggests, my husband will be matching one year after me. I am applying to IM this upcoming cycle in 2017 and he will be applying in 2018. We are both IMGs and hoping to get into university based programs. We are both...
  12. K

    Practicing under maiden name vs married name

    I got married at the age of 18 and have been known as Mrs. Hislastname my whole adult life legally and socially. I was so quick to change my name when I was in my newlywed stage that I never really put a lot of thought into it. I knew I wanted my future kids to have the same last name and wanted...
  13. K

    2nd Round Non-Trad Applicant with Low, Old GPA

    Post Bach or SMP?? I'm trying to figure out a back up plan in case I don't get accepted again. I do not want to find a different career path and am determined to become a doctor even though the stupidity of my younger years (bad gpa) is kicking me in the ass! From 2012-2014 I was a full-time...
  14. mrdespair

    Practicing PAs - professional satisfaction?

    Hi everyone, I am a premed currently considering switching to PA. I am non-trad, and I feel that PA could give me the opportunity to do clinical work but also have time for other things in life. I plan on going into primary care regardless of MD or PA. I am relatively recently married, and...
  15. mrdespair

    29, Pre-Med, starting to consider PA instead... please help?

    Hello everyone, I am a 29 years old URM pre-med who is a degree-bearer and came back to school for a second undergrad (I am pursuing a second degree instead of post-bacc because original degree is from overseas) due to a dream of pursuing a career in Medicine. Here is the deal, however: I am...
  16. fernweh2438

    Married during Application Cycle: Name Change Advice

    Hello All, There have been a few similar threads to this, but nothing too helpful or recent, so I am trying it again.... I just got married after completing my secondaries and registering for one interview date. I have not yet changed my name on my social security card or drivers license to...