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any med student- moms out there?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by tonascott, Sep 28, 2000.

  1. tonascott

    tonascott Junior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Sep 23, 2000
    Odessa, Tx, USA
    I was wondering if any med students that are parents could give me some feedback on their experiences of being a parent AND med student. What are the percentage of entering med students that are parents? I wonder also about the divorce rate in med school.
     
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  3. DDuncan

    DDuncan Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    May 22, 2000
    Midwest, small town
    I'm a first year at DMU. I would approximate that about 30% of our class has children.

    It is tough, you just have to manage time. make sure your spouse is committed to you succeeding in med school, and that will help a ton.

    Divorce rate is high for the whole society. I have heard med student rate is ~50% (don't remember where?)...

    --Derek
     

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