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Moving to Texas


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5+ Year Member
Jan 1, 2015
  1. Medical Student (Accepted)
    Hi all,

    I am considering moving to Texas to establish it as residency for med school applications-- I have always lived in another state that has only 1 MD school that I'm unlikely to get into. Me moving to Texas wouldn't be entirely shocking as my dad's whole side of the family lives there. If I were to move at the end of next month would that satisfy the Texas residency rules? I know it says 12 months prior to the deadline but does that mean i would be considered in state until October? I'm applying next cycle.


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    10+ Year Member
    May 4, 2011
    1. Medical Student
      I know that it's 12 months, but the problem comes from the fact that I assume you will be submitting your application before October. While you would be a resident come interview time, you wouldn't be by the time you submit your application, and I really don't think you are allowed to claim residency before you actually obtain it. I would definitely check with TMDSAS on this.
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