boston university

  1. Melvillei

    BU vs OSU

    PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE Very grateful to be accepted to both schools but struggling to choose between them. BU was originally much more expensive, but I was offered enough financial aid to make total COA essentially even. Both would be far from home (California) and my eventual goal would be to...
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    Boston OHS vs Barry MBS

    got into both programs, thoughts on which is better? Boston Oral Health Sciences Masters - 12 months, ~57k and 32 credits Barry University Masters in Biomedical sciences - 18 month track (could potentially finish by summer 2022), ~34k and 34 credits
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    BU vs. UB (IS) vs. Rutgers (OOS) vs. Temple (OOS)

    Hi everyone — I need some guidance in deciding what school to attend next year. I loved BU the most out of my interviews, but have read quite a few negative things about the school on SDN. Any BU students have feedback on this? In terms of financials, I would get in-state for Rutgers after the...
  5. medshousing

    Renting Boston 3 bedroom/ 2 bathroom with parking near Medical Center

    Boston accommodation 3 bedroom 2 bathroom immediately Rare opportunity to rent this 2500+ sq. foot parlor duplex 3-Bedroom/2-Bathroom with parking! A recent condo conversion done with restoration quality craftsmanship, this home is full of old world ambience. Hardwood...
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    SMP Georgetown vs BU

    Hi all, First time poster long term lurker here! Hope anyone who sees this is doing well and safely hiding out in quarantine. I applied last cycle unsuccessfully (cGPA3.56, sGPA3.3, MCAT 511 with decent volunteering, ECs, and full time work in clinical research) to allopathic schools with 0...
  7. medshousing

    Roommate Boston, Mass-Bedroom for rent in great South End loft

    Check the link: Couple looking for roommate to share two-bedroom loft in South End, 1140 Washington St. – ‘Hub Building’ at corner of Washington & E. Berkeley, across from Peter’s Park and Myers & Chang, adjacent to Laconia and Gateway Lofts. 0.9 miles walk to Boston...
  8. medshousing

    Renting Boston, Furnished Apartment in Coolidge Corner Brookline walk to Longwood medical area

    New Listing Boston Listing# 50522 Link to posting: The space is a cozy basement apartment with windows and a private back entrance, right downstairs from the owner’s unit. Walking distance to Longwood Medical Area, supermarkets, restaurants, shops and movie theater...
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    Einstein vs BU

    Hey everybody. I feel fortunate to have some options for medical school but it has made my decision a little tough. I've sort of narrowed it down to these two schools and was hoping to get some advice. Another huge factor that plays into this is that my SO is also choosing. She is currently...
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    Boston University vs SUNY Downstate

    Boston University Pros: -Higher ranking/prestige... Ranked #29 Cons: -3 to 4 hours away from family -Cost of Attendance would be $85k a year... AKA $340,000 over 4 years not including compounding interest :( SUNY Downstate Pros: -Combined MD/MPH in 4 years! -Low Cost of Attendance at $55k a...
  11. hermionegranger9

    Florida School

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    Need help with SMP decision making - 4 days to decide!

    Hi Everyone, I'm new to this and I know this question has been asked before but it seems like people sometimes give good advice or have points I myself would have never thought of so I thought it wouldn't be a bad idea to see what you all think. TLDR at the bottom. My Background: I graduated...
  13. T

    Pitt vs. BU vs. Stony vs. Hofstra (please help!)

    Hi everyone! I'd appreciate the help here because I'm quite stuck. I'm currently interested in academic medicine/surgical specialty and med devices. My long term SO is also in NY. Pitt: Pros great research and clinical training great match list seems like the most "prestigious" of the bunch...
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    Boston University MD PhD

    Does anybody know anything about BU's MD PhD? I am accepted there and a different program and want to love BU because the location is perfect. My vibes during the interview weren't great but I was wondering if anyone goes there or knows anyone in the program that could offer more insight. Feel...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's BU clothes for class

    I was admitted to BU a couple of weeks ago, and I was wondering what was the required dress/dress code for classes.
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    Boston University— BU Sargent or BU CAS?

    Hi! I’m a pre med who is 100% sure that I want to become a doctor. I was wondering if it’s better to be a human physiology Major in Sargent college at BU or a biology major at college of arts and sciences? Is it easier (meaning less intense) to be a human physiology major at Sargent college than...
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    BU or Northeastern for premed?

    Hi I know this question is asked a lot but I would love your input please! I couldn’t find striaght answers. I’m thinking of either going to BU or Northeastern as a premed student but I’m not sure which school will prepare me better for the MCATs? Give fair grades which will look good on my...
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    EC Advice for freshmen

    So I'm going to a freshmen in Boston this fall and am struggling to figure out how I should plan out my EC's. I know that I want to shadow many different types of doctors and get involved in research once I finish my basic intro courses. I was also considering becoming a medical scribe in my...
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    Case Western Vs. Boston University

    Taking location out as a factor (lets not get bogged down in which city is better and why), if you had to decide between Case Western (University program) and Boston University, which would you choose and why?
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    Sophie Davis 7 yr BS/MD vs NYU, BostonU, or Bing

    I am a concerned parent and would really appreciate some input!My daughter is deciding on the best route for pre-med, with hope of orthopedics specialty. She is leaning toward the Sophie Davis 7 yr BS/MD program, and I am nervous that she will be undermining her ability to get good orthopedics...
  21. EmDeeAZ

    Pre-med at Boston University

    I am a high school senior considering studying biomedical engineering on a pre-med track at Boston University. Anyone know how it is for pre-med as far as research opportunities, advising, and clinical experience opportunities? I am already fairly certain that it does not have any grade...
  22. EmDeeAZ

    Opinions Wanted!! 6 Undergrad Options for Premed

    I'm a HS senior looking to study biomedical engineering on a premed track. My narrowed down options are Arizona State (in state), MIT, Boston University, CU Boulder, UTexas-Austin, UCSD Does going to ASU basically kill my med school app? Is premed at MIT worthwhile and doable? I think UCSD is...
  23. T

    Boston University vs Boston College

    Hi, I got accepted into both Boston College and Boston University and I was wondering which is better for premed track. Some say that BC is better since it is a higher "ranking" school and it doesn't have as intense grade deflation as BU does; however, some say that BU is better since BU's STEM...
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    Hello everyone, I've been accepted into the Boston MAMS, LOYOLA MAMS, and TUFTS MBS. I'm deciding in between Boston and Loyola. Can someone who has attended/knows either program help me decide which program is better? My goal is to increase my GPA and use the program to get a good score on the...
  25. bootsandspooky

    BU vs. Mount Sinai vs. UC Irvine

    Hi everyone! It's going to be awhile before waitlists start moving and I am doubtful that any of those will work out for me, but fortunately I do like the options I have right now. I would really like to hear others' experiences with the below schools, perceived differences between them, and any...
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    Texas Tech El Paso vs. BU

    Hi guys, I matched at El Paso (in-state) and gotten into BU. I am conflicted on which one to choose, so any advice would be appreciated. El Paso Pros: - Instate tuition - Integrated curriculum - Can learn medical Spanish in a class setting - Low cost of living - Exposure to a completely...
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    MGH IHP vs. Boston University

    I'm currently deciding between MGH and BU and I wanted to see if there were any current DPT students at either school that would be willing to share their experiences. Any feedback is appreciated, both positive and negative. Specifically for MGH I would be interested to know what people's...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Boston University OTD 2017-2018

    Hey guys! I haven't seen a thread for Boston University's OTD admissions this cycle and I know interviews start Friday so figured I'd make one for everybody to stress together.
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    BU vs Buffalo

    I was accepted to a few schools on Friday, but I think it will come down to Boston University vs. Buffalo. I am a New York State resident, so the cost of tuition is incredible, but I have been living in Boston for the past 6 years, and am going to have a hard time moving from here. Has anyone...
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    BU vs Buffalo

    I was accepted to a few schools on Friday, but I think it will come down to Boston University vs. Buffalo. I am a New York State resident, so the cost of tuition is incredible, but I have been living in Boston for the past 6 years, and am going to have a hard time moving from here. Has anyone...
  31. Auntymarkovnikov

    Boston University Calc Pre-req

    BU has a calc pre-req. I want to apply there but I have not taken calc and will not take calc because it is not required by my major. Does anyone know of anyone who has been excepted into their program without taking calc?
  32. LindaAccepted

    Medical Boston University School of Medicine Secondary Application Essay Tips

    BUSM’s MD Program offers students the opportunity to work with patients beginning in their first year of medical school. Students will receive their clinical training at the prestigious Boston Medical Center, which has the largest trauma center in the Northeast. Students also have the option of...
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    Einstein Vs. Boston University (BU)

    Hi! I got into Einstein a couple months ago and just got off the waitlist at BU. I had a good time at Einstein’s second look so I’m split on where to go. I feel like the two schools are pretty similar which is why I’m having trouble choosing – they both serve diverse urban populations, provide...
  34. Barbara4

    Pitt vs BU

    Sooo I was just accepted off of Pitt's waitlist, and have already committed to BU and I can't decide which school to attend. I think I want a more academic career (a good school for research is a priority for me). I also don't think I want to specialize into a hyper-competitive specialty (I...
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    BU vs Northeastern for Neuroscience

    Hi everyone! I think I've read 37984574380 articles at this point regarding the various caveats of choosing an undergrad for pre med, so I would love to hear from some "real" people about their opinions on the two schools that I am currently deciding between. Right now, I have narrowed down...
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    Chance me: where to apply to dental school

    Looking for advice before applying in the upcoming cycle! I am a rising senior at University of Michigan Michigan resident AA DAT: 21 TS DAT: 20 PAT: 23 GPA: 3.64 sGPA: 3.59 150+ hours dental shadowing 200+ hours hospital volunteering research in UM dental school dental mission trip was...
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    Should I reapply this cycle?

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    MPH Columbia vs BU vs Emory MPH

    Hello! I am at a difficult choice in choosing MPH programs in Fall 2017. About me: I want to get into the business side of healthcare, but have research and quantitative skills. I want to get into healthcare consulting after graduating with my MPH. I am currently deciding between BU's MPH in...
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    HS Senior in BOSTON: SUMMER PLANS?? and Transferring?

    Hi everyone! I'm currently a high school senior planning on enrolling as a freshman at a school in Boston during the fall (unless college notifications on April 1st really surprise me and I end up somewhere else around the Northeast). However, I am already planning on transferring from...
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    UM Miller vs BU

    I've posted this a few times on different places around SDN, but I think this is finally the right place to present my scenario. Here it is: UM Miller Pros I am married and both my family and my wife's family leave relatively close Weather I did my undergrad here so I already have a strong...