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    HPSPs for Osteopathy

    Hi there! Of the Airmen, Sailors, and Soldiers in the osteopathic community; why and what made you chose it? Did you do the 4 years or the 2? What specialities are you aiming for? What you recommend?
  2. MedicalStudent2021

    Utah (full-tuition) vs Dartmouth (full-tuition) vs UVA (half-tuition scholarship)

    So I made one thread last week and today I receive one scholarship offer from my state school that could obviously affect my final decision. Wasn't sure if I should delete the previous thread but I will if that's required by the mods. Some background info: - Very non-traditional applicant...
  3. MedicalStudent2021

    Dartmouth (full-tuition) vs UVA (half-tuition scholarship)

    Some background info: - Very non-traditional applicant, URM, married and have kids. - I've lived in 3 countries in dramatically different locations for long periods of time so moving to the middle of nowhere is not a huge deal. Also, we don't have immediate family in the US so proximity to...
  4. ashcave

    HPSP for Veterinary Students

    Hello all! Is there anyone on here that has done the military HPSP to pay for vet school, or know anything about this scholarship? Is it just the Army that offers this or is it Air Force as well? And can anyone speak to the number of years of service this requires after graduation and how many...
  5. ashcave

    Incoming Veterinary Scholarships

    Hello all! Does anyone know of any vet school scholarships open to incoming students? Or any websites that could have this information? I am seeing lots of scholarships for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years but not many for first years or incoming students.
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    Applying for Scholarships and Payment Plans

    I will be attending dental school this year and was wondering about my options for scholarships and paying back my student loans. I am not applying for HPSP due to reading other student's experiences with it. I am considering the NHSC scholarship because I already live in a rural underserved...
  7. A

    Early Commitment - Scholarship Impact

    Would notifying the admissions team that you plan to enroll in that medical school impact scholarships? Specifically, if this communication took place before financial aid information was distributed, would the medical school reduce the scholarship amount (since they don't have to compete with...
  8. Raesel

    Harvard vs. UCLA (OOS) vs. UNC (IS) vs. UF (OOS)

    Hi everyone! I’m currently trying to decide which dental school I’d like to go to and I was wondering if any dental students could share their experiences. I’m in a unique position where I’ve received scholarships from a majority of the schools. UNC is my state school and they have given me the...
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    FAFSA: submit now or wait a month to have a lower, more accurate reflection of household income?

    I am far from an expert on financial-related things and could use some insight on this situation I'm in. From what I've gathered, it's best to submit the FAFSA as soon as possible to be considered for school-specific scholarships. Also, even if you're completely independent, you have to list...
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    Tylenol Scholarship 2020

    Hey! So Tylenol Scholarship for 2020... the FAQ section states you must be an undergraduate senior or current graduate student to apply - sooo what if I am currently in my gap year? I'll be starting a DPT program in Fall 2020 and just about finish the application already but I feel like I have...
  11. Kobethegoat24

    Help me make the right decision

    So i was accepted into my state school and also another school. The other school offered me a 32000 per year scholarship that would make it cheaper for me to attend that school than my state school. So i paid the deposit and am planning on attending there. The scholarship is renewable for all 4...
  12. noona

    NYU Premed Postbac Linkage to NYU Med School (Free Tuition)

    Hi there! I'm beginning my premed journey and looking at postbac programs in NYC. I know that NYU's free tuition for their med school is relatively new (like in their 2nd year or so?), but I'd love to increase my chances of getting accepted there or to another as-yet-undiscovered-to-me program...
  13. D

    How much should money matter?

    I'm deciding between two schools and I'm struggling to determine how much money should matter vs fit. If money didn't matter, I would definitely choose Loyola over Penn State because I feel it is a better fit for me. However, there is a major financial difference between the two. I was offered...
  14. B

    UCSF vs Vanderbilt(scholarship)

    Hello everyone! I am having trouble deciding between these two great medical schools. I am really interested in Orthopedic surgery so whichever program gives me an advantage in matching is a plus. My scholarship at Vanderbilt is full tuition so that would save me a lot of debt! UCSF financial...
  15. R

    UCLA (Need-Based Scholarship) vs. UC Davis (Merit-Based Scholarship)

    Hey guys! I've been fortunate enough to receive acceptances at two wonderful locations, however, I'm struggling to decide which place would be a better fit for the next four years of my life. UCLA DGSOM vs UC Davis UCLA Pros: Prestige - may help with residency applications Attended undergrad...
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    NHSC Dental Scholarship Analysis

    Hey everyone, I am a D1 Dental Student and I was fortunate enough to land the NHSC scholarship. I just wanted to create a thread to explain my current educational finance situation to hopefully serve as a reference for those contemplating this program in the future. I know I found these forums...
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    Can you do a dual degree MPH program if selected for the NHSC scholarship?

    Hello, everyone! I know this cycle hasn't even opened yet, but a huge goal of mine is to be able to complete an MPH degree while a dental school. I'm interested in applying for this scholarship, but I would reconsider if they wouldn't allow me to do the dual degree in dental school.
  18. Armyhealth

    Class of 2024 Veterinary Scholarship

    If you are applying to vet school next cycle and interested in the Army's scholarship come and say hi and ask any questions!
  19. Armyhealth

    Dental HPSP class of 2024

    If you are applying for the upcoming cycle and are interested in applying for a military scholarship come say hi or ask any questions!
  20. Armyhealth

    Class of 2024 HPSP

    If your applying to med school next cycle and considering a military scholarship come and ask questions or say hi. Good luck to all those applying!
  21. K

    Scholarship disadvantages for late applicants?

    Hey everyone, I have a quick question regarding admissions for fall 2019 entrance. Does anyone know if students who apply later in the cycle generally get less scholarships? I have recently decided I want to go the podiatry route rather than MD/DO, and I'm graduating this coming May. I'd like to...
  22. R

    Revoking scholarships & acceptances?

    I posted something similar to this before but now I've finished my last semester and am starting my new one. So I've been accepted to ICO, NECO, both with $40k scholarships. I'm kind of worried because I dropped 3 classes in the fall, I was originally in 5 classes and so I'm only going to get a...
  23. nostra_damus

    Letter of intent and scholarship

    Happy new years, SDN folk! I am wondering about letters of intent and scholarships and I am looking for constructive advice (if you are going to tell me not to write one, please don't reply to this thread). If you write a letter of intent, how might that impact your ability to get a scholarship...
  24. S

    UNC (OOS) vs. Pitt (IS)

    Hey everyone. I was blessed to be accepted into 5 dental schools. UNC, Columbia, Pitt, Temple and Rutgers. I initially made a decision to choose UNC based on 3 major factors that I was considering (Cost, Name and Weather and location). However, after more research on ADEA book and on this...
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    Scholarship Question

    Hi all, I can’t think of a better way to ask this (and I’m sorry if it’s been answered before) but what happens to scholarship money when someone with a scholarship declines? Is it re-allocated for another student? Or does it depend on the program? Also, I know in other degree fields this is...
  26. T

    Should I tell med schools I've been accepted to about other offers?

    Hi everyone, I just logged into the portal of a medical school I've been accepted to. There is a section of the online portal that says "In this space, you may update the admissions committee with other offers you may have received." It isn't required. Is there an advantage to be had if I tell...
  27. H

    NHSC Question

    Hello SDN. I am a currently applying to dental schools and I heard about NHSC. I read about it online but I wanted to know some of the pros and cons from current recipients of the NHSC or people who already graduated and are working in NHSC approved sites after graduation. Thank you!!
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    Other OT-Related Information Current Navy Scholar Here to Answer Questions (HPSP and HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best (HSCP)...
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    Current Navy Scholar here to Answer questions (HPSP & HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best (HSCP)...
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    Current Navy scholar here to Answer questions (HPSP & HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best (HSCP)...
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    Current Navy Scholar here to Answer questions (HPSP & HSCP)

    Hi, I'm a current Navy Collegiate Scholar (HSCP) here to answer any questions you have. I did extensive research into the HPSP as well and have many friends doing it, so I am well versed. I am also prior enlisted with the Army and with the Air Force, so I have lots of insights. Best
  32. A

    UCLA dental school - no scholarship

    i'm gonna be attending UCLA and I'm honestly surprised that they didn't offer me any kind of scholarship. Sorry if that sounds like a petty thing to say but I know for a fact that I have some of the highest stats in the admitted class if not the best (3.96 GPA and 25 DAT) and also went to one of...
  33. pitttooth

    4-yr Army and Navy accepted. Delays with Navy

    Hello, I have applied to the Army and Navy branches of the military for the HPSP. To my excitement, I was called by both my Army and Navy recruiters (late February) to say that I was selected for both 4-year programs. The issue that I'm experiencing now is that the Army paperwork has gone...
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    International student scholarship chances

    Hi all, I am currently an undergrad Biochemistry student at a pretty big private college. I just finished my freshman year with 4.0 GPA. I am from Europe and I always wanted to go to med school, but I am in the US for a full athletic scholarship. My plan was to finish undergrad here and do med...
  35. P

    Scholarship Recommendation Letter Help

    I asked a lab prof for a recommendation 3 weeks before the deadline. After the deadline, I gave her a thankyou letter. However, after emailing the scholarship committee, they mentioned how they never received an email from the prof. I feel betrayed; the prof even admitted to writing the letter...
  36. JoHar

    Is HSPS worth it?

    Looking for advice from peeps that are currently considering, have applied, or have accepted the HPSP scholarship. Obviously the dollar value of the scholarship is essentially unmatched. I am considering going into a surgical speciality and I don't think that is likely to change over the...
  37. bigeman101

    2019 Application Cycle: Scholarship Questions

    How do schools usually determine who gets a scholarship? Is it mostly need-based or merit-based as well? Do lot's of applicants leverage their way into a scholarship? i.e. "I have multiple acceptances and will come to your school if you give me money." Do schools release financial aid (and...
  38. SSDGM

    MD Entering M1: FA + CC conundrum

    So, I'm in a weird predicament that I feel really ashamed to admit here (please go easy on me). I don't have the financial-aid know-how to figure this one out. BAD NEWS: Basically, I have tons of credit card debt. Some cards, some consolidated personal lines of credit, etc. I'm working on...
  39. MCATdisciple

    5th Annual Premed Scholarship Course for Underrepresented Minorities

    Event: MCAT, AMCAS, and Interview Preparatory Course Scholarship Details on this course may be found at Event Timing: 6/5*/21 - 8/31/21 7am-5pm minimum 5 days/week | Access to course materials until end of 2021 testing cycle | Students may finish prior to 8/31/21...
  40. S

    Army HPSP, good or bad choice for surgical residency/training?

    I have received the Army HPSP scholarship, but just recently received a full tuition scholarship from my state school. It is an expensive state and I'll need to take out some loans for living expenses (20k or less a year), but now with the money incentive gone I am reevaluating if I should take...