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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by solid snake, May 6, 2002.

  1. solid snake

    solid snake Senior Member
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    Is there such thing as once a med school accepts you, you can ask for a year off and they'll hold your spot until next year?
     
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    sorrento Senior Member
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    Yes - this is known as deferment. Not all schools offer it, and those that do will usually require you to put in a request by June or so of the year before you want to start.
     
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    That's called a deferrment. Whether or not a school will grant you a deferrment varies from school to school and usually (from what I understand) there needs to be a somewhat compelling reason for requesting one.
     
  5. solid snake

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    Is taking time off not a good reason for deferrment? What kinds of "reasons" can you give to get a deferrment?
     
  6. martymcfly

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    This is a deferrrment. They're hard to get depending on the school and the reason, but you might look into getting a deferrrrment instead.
     

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