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Do maryland residents get any preference to d.c. schools?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by ravens11, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. ravens11

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    I think it helps out a little bit, but there is no strong preference like in-state or anything. I think D.C. schools give a little extra consideration to Maryland and Virginia applicants but who knows. If you could make arguments for any "strong ties" you have to D.C. that would help.
     
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    In short, no.

    Actual DC residents, maybe, but MD or VA is doubtful. Especially when you take into consideration that they're private schools. I'm pretty sure G-town especially doesn't give two farts in the wind about where you're from.
     
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    It may also depend on your undergraduate institution. From what my pre-med advisor says, VCU and GWU have a good working releationship, so VCU students tend to be slightly more successful at GWU than the average applicant.

    I think it helps, but not much.
     
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    Really? I'm not doubting you, but how did that relationship happen? It's not like they're both state schools or whatever. And with GW getting 13,000+ applicants, "doing better than average" still means you get rejected.

    Sorry, had to say it. :smuggrin:
     
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    I'm not saying it's correct, but that's what our pre-med advisor has told us on several occasions. I generally trust what he has to say, but until I see some hard numbers, I am a little skeptical myself.
     
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    what about hopkins? anyone actually know if md resident get preference? no speculations! lol
     

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