question, plz help =)

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  1. dr kevin40

    dr kevin40 Senior Member
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    what if ur parents are pretty wealthy, but don't want to pay for ur tuition at all?

    would one still qualify for financial aid?
     
  2. KyGrlDr2B

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    If you are going to graduate/professional school, then you are considered independent and your need will be based on your income not on your parents. I never qualified for any type of aid during my undergrad years, but for my first year of medical school I have zero expected family contribution. Hope this helps :).
     
  3. analu

    analu Senior Member
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    That's true, although I've heard that some institutional loans and grants require financial info from your parents, regardless of your independent status.

    Having said that, I have a friend whose doing his transitional year now...he has a wife and 3 kids, and he got lots of financial aid during med school---despite his father being Chief of Anesthesiology at a local hospital!

    Aloha

    P.S. Hi KyGrlDr2B, I see you got your avatar working...cute, though I kinda miss your old one---a prairie dog or chipmunk???:)
     
  4. KyGrlDr2B

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    Thanks Analu :). The old one was a squirrel, I loved that thing hahaha. The new one is my new kitty Lexie. :D
     
  5. dr kevin40

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    thanks u two. puts my mind at ease a lil=)
     

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