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ROSS vs. Antigua's medical school AUA

Discussion in 'Caribbean' started by gucci2513, Feb 11, 2010.

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    Can I also have your opinions about these two schools please
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    omg, didnt you start the Ross thread yesterday.... not again!!
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    Go to valuemd.com

    However i will say that AUA has a smaller class size. A friend of mine is going to AUA and is relatively doing good but yah....
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    lol yea i did and i realllyyyyyy appreciate that people gave their feedback... Im thinking about these 2 schools and just want to get as much feedback as i can. I rly want to be an MD and want to get my education in the caribbean ( i like the island life).. so i want to know what people think
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    I also heard that residency spot only depend on ur USMLE score... so if you get a high score, ull get a spot regardless where u did ur basic sciences.
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    Island life? Um what exactly do you like about it other then paying 3x as much as usual for food and half of it being spoiled anyway? The only island i've ever been too that maintains a decent level of civilization is the Grand Cayman. It has a school on it called St.Mattews, however its degree is illegal in 20 states.
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    Um.. You'll need to score 20 points higher on the Usmle to get into the residency spot you want. For example a US MD/DO will need just to pass the usmle to get into IM around a 180, you'll need a 200. Btw if you fail the Usmle your done, average ross/aua medical school student fails the Uslme around 56% of the time.

    Also your rotations for 3rd and 4th year will be unknown. They can be amazingly good or crap and end your career there.

    If you can get into a US DO school i'd recommend going there.
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    Saba is a decent island, so is St. Maarten (AUC).

    But Dominica? That's pretty close to third world. Med school is tough as it is, you don't want that kind of distraction.
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    Isnt saba like a uninhabited or almost uninhabited island?
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    Am I the only one smelling a troll?
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    please post threads in the appropriate forum. The Caribbean forum is a good place for threads about the Caribbean schools.
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    Actually, humanoid like creatures have been spotted, and some report dinosaur activity.
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    I will be more than happy to tell you which school should choose. AUA is a med school mainly composed of people who failed out of Ross. I have many former classmates who failed out of Ross who transferred there.

    In fact, there was a representative from AUA right near the campus during our appeal week for students who were appealing being kicked out, and he would wait outside the building and offer them a spot at AUA.

    Besides this, AUA is not accredited in all 50 states, Ross is. AUA does not receive federal loans...Ross does. check out the Match stats from Ross and AUA in previous years and that will show you that you have better opportunities to match a better places than AUA.

    Hope this helps. :thumbup:
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    An area on the island also goes by the name "Jurassic Park".
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    Wow, that's wild...
    as a non IMG I would say to stay away from any school not accepted in all 50 US states, if you have any other option at all as far as going to med school. Don't make your life harder than it needs to be.

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