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Spouse and MD will it help?

Discussion in 'Spouses and Partners' started by MS04MEDIC, May 24, 2001.

  1. MS04MEDIC

    MS04MEDIC Junior Member

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    Will my spouse being an alumni and a private practice MD in my schools town help me in getting in? I have a bad GPA from college 5-6 years ago and a 3.7 now, (not combined). I heard that she may be able to sit on the acceptance committee at the school. Any comments or experiences?
     
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  3. Popoy

    Popoy SDN Super Moderator 10+ Year Member

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    Don't know about that one pal.... getting hook ups on the adcoms.... sounds a bit illegal but I'm sure it happens.... :eek:
     
  4. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula Cougariffic! Staff Member Administrator Physician Faculty Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 15+ Year Member

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    While having a spouse who is well-regarded in the community may certainly warrant your application a closer look, I am willing to bet if that he/she were able to secure a position on the admissions committe that your spouse would be required to remove themselves from any decisions on your application.

    Then again, we are talking about Texas... ;)
     

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