what are my options?

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  1. joshua_msu

    joshua_msu Senior Member

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    This year i applied only to osteopathic schools. it is a long long story but i was wondering if get accepted to an osteopathic school and i decide to transfer for some reason after a year to an allopathic, does anyone know if i would start out as a sophomore at the allopathic institution? thanks
     
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  3. Doctor Peloncito

    Doctor Peloncito Family Physician

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    Check the admissions requirements for the individual allopathic institution. My feeling is that they wouldn't accept transfers from DO schools only because I don't think that DO schools will accept transfers from MD schools.
     
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    Bevo Radiology, R1

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    it depends on the individual school and if you get accepted as a transfer. From what I understand its very hard to transfer schools in general, never mind going from a DO to MD or vice versa.
     
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    I agree with the above poster. From what little I've seen it looks hard enough to transfer just between allopathic schools much less DO to MD. You usually have to have a pretty good reason. Whatever your motivations may be I hope you don't ask adcoms during an interview. :) :)
     
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    I've heard it has been done...transferring from a DO to an MD school. However, I also heard that all transfers must be done after the second year. And like everyone else is saying, you have to have a darn good reason to transfer.
     
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    Drop out and give your spot to someone who wants to be a DO.

    If you want to be an MD, then apply to an MD school.

    The character of a person determines the quality of the physician.
     

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