1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. A

    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...
  7. D

    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.
  8. 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!
  9. 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!
  10. 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!
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. M

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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!!
  18. I

    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)...
  19. I

    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)...
  20. I

    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)...
  21. I

    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
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. F

    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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. MCATdisciple

    The MCAT Disciples Annual MCAT Prep Course Scholarship for Underrepresented Minorities

    Event: 4th Annual MCAT Preparatory Course Scholarship Details on this course may be found at Event Timing: 5/30*/20 - 8/31/20 7am-5pm minimum 5 days/week | Access to course materials until end of 2019 testing cycle | Students may finish prior to 8/31/20. Event...
  30. 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...
  31. Mr.Popo'sDentist

    MD & DO Military scholarship for someone with Physical Disability

    Hey guys, (I am looking into dentistry, but think that the physical requirements for the military scholarship should be the same. so I took me post on dentistry and applied it here - Thanks ) With the godly D-school prices and the saturation of dentistry I decided to apply for the military...
  32. Piglet2020

    What does it take to get a merit scholarship?

    Do they look at MCAT? GPA? I'm wondering b/c I interviewed at my in-state school during the first week of interviews & accepted in Oct. Several people who have received acceptances in Oct have been getting scholarships, in-state. My stats are not stellar (about avg really, a little above median...
  33. J

    when should I try renegotiating my aid package?

    when should I send that email asking for more of that sweet, sweet scholarship money? Or should it be a phone call? should I have sent it yesterday, to be the early bird? should I wait until later in april, when more people have withdrawn and left money on the table? should I just forget about...
  34. O

    Other OT-Related Information New York City Department of Education OT Scholarship 2018

    Hi! Would anyone (those who have applied in the past) happen to know how this process is like? I submitted everything and haven’t received any sort of confirmation whatsoever. I know interviews are held in June but will they communicate before then? Any insight will be appreciated. Thank you.
  35. R

    Personal Statement for Scholarship vs. Grad School Application

    Hey guys, I recently received an acceptance from a Clinical Psych. Ph.D program! Now I'm looking for scholarships to apply to help pay for everything (it's funded, but the stipend isn't the greatest lol). I don't think this has been asked, but when writing a personal statement for a...
  36. C

    MPH Berkeley MPH Scholarships Financial Aid

    I'd like to gather all conversation about the scholarships and financial aid Berkeley gives its MPH admits in this thread. Berkeley sent an email recently saying the following: The School of Public Health has notified nominees of their nomination for GOP, Block Grant, and KP Scholars program...
  37. P

    Medical Student CV

    I have to update my CV for something I'm applying for and debating whether to include a couple of things. First, I was fortunate enough to receive merit scholarships from my school, but I'm not sure if I should include this on my CV for residency apps, etc. Second, is undergrad GPA something...
  38. boog

    Scholarship vs Rank / Leveraging Scholarship

    Hi everyone, I have recently received a full-tuition+ (160k) scholarship to an in-state med school (rank top 50). I know this is an incredible opportunity, and I hate coming off as entitled, presumptuous etc. But when I attended interviews, the school did not click and students seemed really...
  39. C

    Howard University / HBCUs financial aid

    To those(URM) accepted at Howard and other HBCUs, were the HBCUs generous with offering you good financial aid/scholarships?
  40. D

    Dental scholarships

    Hello, I am starting dental school in July and was wondering if there were any scholarships I could apply for that aren’t through my school? i Am just working now so I figured I could apply for some that might save me some money, even just a couple thousand, but I’m not sure if they even exist...