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CA schools that accept third-year transfers

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by MSU2004, Jul 20, 2001.

  1. MSU2004

    MSU2004 Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    I know that USC does, but they are not doing it this year and they doubt that they will for the class of 2004.

    Anyone know of any other schools that, at least in principle, accept transfers?
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  3. Azygous

    Azygous Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Apr 21, 2001
    Philly, PA
    99.9% of medical schools do not accept transfers without some legitimate reason. And the funny thing is that it's not based on academics or merit. For example, to transfer to Harvard med from another medical school, it must because a spouse is currently in medical school there. Transferring medical schools is not like transferring colleges in undergrad. It's nearly impossible and usually never happens. The only time they might accept a transfer is if people in a particular medical school decide not to continue, don't make it to the next year, or some other reason for which a seat opens up. That rarely happens, and when that does, it isn't like 10 or 12 seats, maybe 1-2 max. This is what i have learned from talking to admissions and research. Please correct me if I am wrong.
  4. AJM

    AJM SDN Moderator Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    Jun 25, 2001
    Stanford only accepts transfers if you are engaged or married to a Stanford med student, resident or fellow.
  5. yigit

    yigit Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Jan 31, 2001
    all around
    My friend transferred to Stanford when he got married.
    His wife was a PhD student there.
    So your spouse may not need to be a med student.
  6. ckent

    ckent Banned Banned

    Jul 31, 2000
    hmm, I just thought of an easier way of getting a diploma from Harvard, Stanford, or any other ivy league school. Now all I have to do is find someone there that will marry me. :)

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