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How far do you plan on living near the medical school at which you are accepted?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by MaryWrathers, Jul 30, 2006.

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How far?

  1. 5 minutes away

    31 vote(s)
    50.8%
  2. 10-15 minutes away

    23 vote(s)
    37.7%
  3. 20-30 minutes away

    6 vote(s)
    9.8%
  4. 30+

    1 vote(s)
    1.6%
  1. MaryWrathers

    MaryWrathers Guest
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    5 minutes away
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    30+ minutes away

    Please post your future living situation. For example, do you think you will live in an apt. across the street from med school? Are you going to live in a house that you built on 5 acres 20-30 minutes from school? Are you going to live with your parents? Are you going to have roommates, live alone, or live with spouse et al.? Just curious.
     
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  3. CaramelDlite

    CaramelDlite Academic Gangsta
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    I think I actually prefer to live in dorms the first year if they are available. I think they help build a good support system
     
  4. MaryWrathers

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  5. jstuds_66

    jstuds_66 Free cat to a good home
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    I guess I'm a little slow on the draw .... could someone please explain what it is you mean by "bump"?
     
  6. defrunner

    defrunner I'm Greased Up
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    bump = bring up my post

    This gets your post higher up the food chain of the forum, if you want to get it noticed.
     
  7. MirrorTodd

    MirrorTodd It's a gas.
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    I would prefer to live as close to campus as possible, if not on campus.
     
  8. phenylalanine

    phenylalanine Senior Member
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    going to be living in med student dorm here :) ....oh... 30-40 steps from classes?
     
  9. DrMichelle

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    I'm working at EVMS this summer, and I am renting 5 minutes away. I LOVE IT.

    Perfect distance :)
     
  10. joanofarc0907

    joanofarc0907 Senior Member
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    I want to be able to walk to campus. If that means dorms or an apt. nearby then that is that. I can deal with something a little farther, but I don't want to do a commute by any means
     
  11. GreekPre-Med

    GreekPre-Med GreekPre-Med
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    I will be living in downtown detroit, about 10 minutes away from wayne state university.

    Emmanuel melonakos
     
  12. jackieMD2007

    jackieMD2007 ***MVI***
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    Right, so that you can study and get all of that work done at school.
    When I go home, I like to try to just be at home and not be "trailing" work with me if I can avoid it. But if school and home are far apart, there is more of a tendency to not want to have to drive home, etc, when it is late and I am tired, so I would end up doing more studying at home when I should be kickin' it. Or something like that. :thumbup:
     
  13. ph8

    ph8 the game is afoot...
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    Did you leave out the option "Library/Study Hall" on purpose? :rolleyes:
     
  14. Dr. Pepper

    Dr. Pepper Duffman in Disguise
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    I don't know about you guys, but I don't think it's in your best interest to really be that far away from the school just because driving can be very dangerous after long nights of studying...I know this problem is most prominent during resid., but just a thought.

    Congrats to all of you, good luck next year.
    -Dr. P.
     
  15. spospo

    spospo Going to extremes
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    i would definitely want to live close (less than 10 minutes walking if possible). it makes life easier. you don't have to leave early due to traffic/to find parking. if you forgot something, you can run home real quick. it's easier to go home for dinner then go back to the library when done. when i lived farther off campus during undergrad, it was really just annoying to go back to school after i had already left. PLUS, you can save tons of money on gas by living close :thumbup:
     
  16. maestro1625

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    hey, where at? It's where I'd like to be if I end up at Wayne, and I really dont know what's availible for housing...

    ...too people I know say they'd just rather live with thier parents in oakland country if they go there.
     
  17. joanofarc0907

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    Actually I almost never study at school. I hate libraries. I hope there is a good coffee shop nearby where-ever I end up going because that is where I get the most work done. I just want to be within walking distance so that i can sleep longer in the am. I am so not a morning person!!
     

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