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FAFSA and Work-Study

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by nicknack11, Feb 6, 2002.

  1. nicknack11

    nicknack11 Junior Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 9, 2001
    Does anyone have information about what saying yes to work-study on the FAFSA signifies? Would saying yes mean they could offer you less loans or grants? Do they actually find you a job?

    Are most of you out there saying yes or no to the work-study question?
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  3. SMW

    SMW Grand Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 12, 2001
    anchorage, ak
    Definitely no! That's for undergrad. Med students don't work!!! (for pay, that is).

    Welcome to SDN!!! :D
  4. simpleton

    simpleton Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    med students only work for sex <img border="0" alt="[Pissy]" title="" src="graemlins/pissy.gif" />
  5. nicknack11

    nicknack11 Junior Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 9, 2001
    Anyone have a more "serious" response? :confused:
  6. NineSixteen

    NineSixteen Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Dec 13, 2001
    Hi nicknack-

    In all seriousness - definately put "no" for the work-study option. This really is an undergraduate option and essentially not applicable for med students, we will have plenty of work to do! Work study positions are, like, washing glassware for $6/hour, which will not likely put a dent in the amount of money we need to spend, just take out big fat loans!
  7. mma

    mma Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Dec 6, 2001
    Houston, TX
    I think the WS options depend on the school and I am having the same dilemma. Is signing up for WS wise for medical school? I think I will post that question on the Allopathic site.


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