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    If given the choice between Western University and Tourocom NY, which one would you attend?

    I'd love to attend Tourocom but I'm having a tough time convincing my father about its "new" status ...
     
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  3. Biostats.moore

    Biostats.moore Member 7+ Year Member

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    what state are you originally from?
     
  4. StringerBell

    StringerBell It's the final countdown! 5+ Year Member

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    I think the operative word here is "you" in your post.
    If it were me, I'd go to Western because of its proximity to home (I'm a Californian), more established status, and exciting match list.*

    But that's me...how about you?

    If you love Touro, you should go there. It may be difficult to convince your father (especially if he's making a significant contribution to the cost of education), but if that's truly where you want to go, then you should try your damnedest to convince your father of that fact.

    Good luck with your decision!




    *Some have questioned the validity of a match list as criteria for choosing a school, since ultimately it is based on the abilities of the student and not the program. I acknowledge this, and consider the match list as a factor, but not a be-all, end all. Also, being "more established" and having an "exciting match list" are really only one reason, given that a new school obviously doesn't have a match list yet. Plus, I like footnotes.
     
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    If you want to be a guinea pig... Go to Toro
     
  6. Dr.Inviz

    Dr.Inviz Banned Banned

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    Western dude.
     
  7. Krazykritter

    Krazykritter Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    If I were in your position, Western all the way.

    The only way I would ever, ever choose a brand new school (of a new school for that matter!) over an established one, is if you knew that there would be no way in God's green earth that you could be happy & concentrate for 2+ years.
     
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    EEL08 7+ Year Member

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    I would absolutely choose Western because I would never want to live in NYC and might like living in CA. Plus Western being more established is a huge plus in my book. Of course that's me. This is about where you want to go.
     
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    Western.....I would not want to attend school in Harlem.
     
  10. koennen

    koennen Lend Me An Ear 7+ Year Member

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    I thought you only went to Toro if you wanted a lawnmower. :laugh: :laugh:
     
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    MaximusD Anatomically Incorrect 7+ Year Member

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    why aren't you considering touro-MI?!
     
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    Lamborghini1315 Sleep deprived 7+ Year Member

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    western.
     
  13. AlexisW333

    AlexisW333 New Member 5+ Year Member

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    The status of the school is not as important as how comfortable you are there and if it is the right fit for you. If you're not happy there, the status won't do you any good, especially if it affects your performance. Go where you'll be happy, and you will be likely to excel.
     

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