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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How many students are in the M.D. program?
Q: Where can I get the book list?
Q: How much financial aid am I qualified for?
Q: Can I transfer from another school?
Q: Will I receive the same degree in the 6 year program as the 4 year program?
Q: Is your degree accepted in all 50 states and Canada?
Q: How much does it cost for private housing?
Q: Do I need to know how to speak Polish to study there?
Q: Are MCAT’S needed to apply?
Q: Is the program entirely in English?
Q: Where and when do students do clinicals?
Q: Where are most of the students from?
Q: Does the school help candidates get residencies?
Q: Is accreditation equal to that of American schools?
Q: Must you be a US citizen?
Q: Is the school recognized by the WHO?
Q: When do you interview students?
Q: Is the diploma recognized worldwide?
Q: How competitive is the school?
Q: Can I speak to some students regarding their experiences there? And if so, whom?
Q: Do I need to bring a computer?
Q: Are there any breaks during the year other than summer?
Q: When do I take the USMLE?
Q: What is the difference between the 4 and 6 year programs?
Q: Is Poznan close to any other large cities?
Q: After tuition and dorms what other expenses will I have?
Q: Will I need to open a bank account in Poland and is that easy to do?
Q: Can you suggest some good airlines?
Q: How should I connect?
Q: Can you suggest a good place to purchase tickets?
Q: Are the rooms fully equipped with cooking facilities?
Q: Do students get their own private room/bathroom?
Q: May I choose which dormitory I wish to stay in?
Q: Are there internet connections?
Q: Do I need a Visa?
As of 03/2007, Visa requirements are as follows:
When applying for a Student Visa or Temporary Stay Card students are required to submit the following:
The address of the Visa Office is as follows:
The Office is open:
Q: What is the temporary stay card?
Q: How do I get around if I don't speak Polish?
Q: Where should I exchange my money into Zloty (Pronounced ZWOTY)?
Q: Is there internet access?
Q: How do the payphones operate?
Q: How do the dormitory phones work?
Q: How do I get a cell-phone?
Q: Can I get an apartment?
Q: What about summer arrangements for dormitories?
Q: How do I receive funds?
Q: Where are good places to shop?
Q: Where should I get my books?
Q. How do I receive mail/packages?
Q: Should I bring my computer or electronic items with me?
Q: What are some good places to eat?
Q: How do the TRAMS work?
Q: What are the payment procedures for tuition and dorm?
Q: What are the special requirements for Canadian Checks?
Q: What are the due dates for payment?
Q: Are there any extra fees?
Q: If I move out of the dorm, who must I inform?
Q: Does the school offer a payment plan?
Q: Can payments be made in Poland?
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