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In State v Out of State Acceptance Rates

jeepjeepjeepjeep Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
Hi all,
I’ve heard that there is a vast difference in the acceptance rates for medical school of in state and out of state applicants. I live in Virginia but I go to school (undergrad) in Georgia. I will be applying for med school in a few years and I was wondering if I would be considered as in state for where I go to college or for where I live.

Thanks!

Replies to: In State v Out of State Acceptance Rates

  • WayOutWestMomWayOutWestMom Registered User Posts: 10,183 Senior Member
    Except in very unusual circumstances, you cannot become a resident of state if you are living there solely for educational purposes (attending college).

    Based on what you've posted, you're a Virginia resident.
  • artloversplusartloversplus Registered User Posts: 8,606 Senior Member
    If your parents move their jobs and primary residence to Ga for year or more before you apply for med school, you will be consider Ga IS applicant.
  • jeepjeepjeepjeep Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    Thank you so much! I was hoping that would be the case
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