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Non-Trads

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by INevrLearn, Dec 1, 2002.

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  1. INevrLearn

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    What exactly makes one a non-traditional applicant? Is it age? Degree? Hair Color? And better yet.... what effect does being a non-trad have on applying?
    (would a 25 yr old pharmD with brown hair be a non-trad??) :)
     
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    i don't have an exact definition but this is what i've been told at the different schools i have visited: a non-traditional applicant is a person who: a) is switching careers, b)finished an undergrad degree 1yr before applying, c)is older than the average premed.
    How schools define non-trad varies. some schools like non-trads because of "maturity", and a diversity of experiences that they can bring in to the first year class.
     
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    Yeah, a pharm-d would be non trad... imho
     
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    No, with red hair.
     
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    closing old thread
     
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