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    UCLA vs. Northwestern

    Help please! Which one should I pick! Love the vibe at NW and was super set on it until getting off the waitlist at UCLA. I am from the east coast so UCLA is FAR. Super torn still waiting to see if UCLA gives me any financial aid.
  2. medshousing

    Renting Chicago! 2Br/2Ba, steps to Swedish Covenant Hospital and easy commute to downtown

    Chicago! as posted on www.Medshousing.com Listing # 50507 As posted: 2 bed/2 bath corner unit with large windows (S and E exposures – unit does not face Lawrence Ave), 11 ft ceilings and newly refinished hardwood floors. Open living area accommodates living and dining furniture and leads to...
  3. medshousing

    Renting Chicago! 1Br/1Ba

    MedsHousing.com Listing #48663 Contact landlord here Very nice apartment in Lakeview East. **Rooftop pool, full gym, and sun deck** ~10 min to Northwestern, ~20 min to Rush/UIC/Cook County. 5 min walk to Wrigley. -Easy street parking -Stainless steel high-end appliances, linens provided for...
  4. medshousing

    Renting Chicago RFU Live with another Med Student! Furnished Private Room near Montrose Blue Line 4451 North Tripp Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

    www.Medshousing.com Listings #0046384 Check out the listing on www.MedsHousing.com link. Easy access via car or public transport to Chicago hospitals. Private furnished room with queen bed and spacious closet. Shared bathroom, kitchen, and living room. Easy parking, no permit. Utilities...
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    Midwestern (AZCOPT) or ICO??

    Hi! I'm applying to both schools and I'm having trouble picking which school would be better for me. I thought I would go to ICO because a lot of the people I know went to or are going to ICO but when I visited Midwestern, I really liked their facility and the atmosphere there. ICO Adv: great...
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    Midwestern (AZCOPT) or Chicago (ICO)??

    Hi! I'm applying to both schools and I'm having trouble picking which school would be better for me. I thought I would go to ICO because a lot of the people I know went to or are going to ICO but when I visited Midwestern, I really liked their facility and the atmosphere there. ICO Adv: great...
  7. rebelais

    ***Official - University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) OMFS Residency***

    University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) OMFS Tracks: 6-year MD/DMD (1 position) 4-year DMD Track (2 positions) 1-year Internships (4 positions; includes 1 position at Northwestern Hospital) Department Chair: Michael Miloro MD, DMD, FACS Program Director: Michael Han DMD, FACS Full-Time...
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    Pritzker vs Penn (accidental duplicate thread)

    [PLEASE DON'T QUOTE] I’m deciding between UChicago and Penn (and technically UCSF, but it’s way more expensive and I don’t wanna be on the west coast). I feel SO fortunate to have these options but am completely torn. I’m potentially interested in derm or psych, but am undecided (though i...
  9. R

    Penn vs Pritzker

    [PLEASE DON'T QUOTE] I’m deciding between UChicago and Penn (and technically UCSF, but it’s way more expensive and I don’t wanna be on the west coast). I feel SO fortunate to have these options but am completely torn. I’m potentially interested in derm or psych, but am undecided (though i don’t...
  10. K

    BMS Rosland Franklin 2019

    I will be applying to he BMS program at Rosalind Franklin University for this year-2019. My strategy was to apply early. unfortunately I had a very tragic family situation that has gotten me way off schedule. I am scheduled to take the mcat in may. The deadline to apply is in June. Has anyone...
  11. K

    Position Wanted PGY1 Internal Medicine in Chicago looking for position in Houston, TX or surroundings.

    Hi! I am about to finish my IM PGY-1 year in a very nice, university-affiliated-community hospital with a great working environment, 0 scutwork, amazingly manageable workload (minimum levels of stress), amazing nursing and ancillary staff, and even better faculty. Looking to transfer to...
  12. K

    Position Swap PGY2, Internal Medicine, July 2019, Chicago, IL to Houston, TX

    Hi! I am about to finish my IM PGY-1 year in a very nice, university-affiliated-community hospital with a great working environment, 0 scutwork, amazingly manageable workload (minimum levels of stress), amazing nursing and ancillary staff, and even better faculty. Looking to transfer to...
  13. Dr. Retro

    BOTH Chicago-Based Study Partner

    Hello there! I am looking for a Chicago based study partner who is well into their dedicated study period. Doesn't matter to me if you're studying for Step 1, 2 or 3, as there is overlap to the material and we can all help each other. I have a NBME comp scheduled in a month, with Step hopefully...
  14. C

    Chicago Programs questions

    I didn't want to create a whole new thread, but I had some questions. I'm not originally from Chicago but will be ranking it highly 2/2 wife's family and job. I liked Rush, and I understand the previous issues have largely been resolved. That being said, I'm having trouble comparing it to other...
  15. coribear09

    second year looking for advice on AEGD/GPR

    Hey I was curious about how competitive it is to get accepted into an out of state GPR or AEGD residency program?? I currently attend the OU College of Dentistry and don't plan to stay in Oklahoma City. My grades are good, I have a 3.7 halfway through second year and I help out with ASDA events...
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    UIC DPT Class of 2022

    Hi everyone! Couldn't find a page on facebook or student doctor so I wanted to start my own forum! I am super excited to get to know all my classmates! So, if you've been accepted into UIC and plan on attending in the Fall I'd love to hear from you all! I'm currently in my gap year working in...
  17. M

    Des Moines University vs. Chicago COM at Midwestern University

    I am having a very difficult time deciding which school to attend. These are my thoughts: 1. My significant other lives in Chicago. 2. The tuition is 70k per year at CCOM compared to 50k per year at DMU, despite students having very similar outcomes/success. Cost of attendance is important to...
  18. A

    CCO vs ICO vs NECO

    Hi all, I am new here, and though I have read through similar topic threads, I believe there is not much info on CCO. Plus, NECO has changed a lot recently adding a lot to their clinic which I think should be considered. I have got acceptance from all three schools. While I'm very grateful...
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    USMLE USMLE Step2 CS Study Partner (Chicago)

    Hey there guys, I am an IMG currently rotating in Chicago for my third and fourth years. I have my CS exam coming up soon (end of this month) and was wondering if there's anyone around in the neighboring Chicago area I can practice with. I live in the 60625 region. Cheers
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    Renting Private apartment available in Chicago North Side

    Complete apartment that can be used by a single person, shared with roommates or for a couple. Fully furnished, utilities included, Twin bed and Queen Airbed can be setup to share the room and keep living room a common space or setup to make them two separate rooms. Has 1 bathroom, separate...
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    Study Partner wanted in Chicago, IL

    Hello, I was looking for a study partner in Chicago, IL. I am an IMG and planning on taking the Step 1 in October and wanted someone to study with. Maybe we can quiz each other, do questions and review them and discuss topics each of us are having trouble with. I also work a part-time job so I'd...
  22. M

    2CS study partner in Chicago

    Looking for a live female study partner in Chicago for the CS exam! Exam is in early September.
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    OAT Study Together in Chicago

    Hi, is anyone studying for the OAT in Chicago? I'm having trouble keeping myself on track and would love to have a study buddy. Anyone interested in group study?
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    Pacific vs. Roosevelt PsyD in Neuropsychology

    Hi everyone, I'm pretty desperate to get some firsthand accounts from people who have gone through the PsyD programs at Pacific University in Oregon and Roosevelt University in Chicago. Both programs offer a neuropsychology track, which is what I'm truly interested in and why I've focused on...
  25. 3toedsloth

    Which school has the WORST admissions staff?

    My vote is for the Chicago School of Medicine at Rosalind Franklin. My experience this year was: FIRST, They assigned me a day to interview e. I was unable to make this date because my dad was undergoing surgery and I wanted to be there for him. When I told them this, they said "Should you...
  26. maryelizmc

    Chicago Area Family Housing

    We have a great house for rent (or purchase) in Oak Park IL -- close to Loyola, UIC, Rush, and other Chicago-based medical schools and universities. We'd like to get the word out to residents/interns who may be seeking a large family home close to public transportation, shopping, parks, and...
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    Program-Specific Info / Q's Chicago OT schools - UIC or Rush?

    Hi everyone. I am wondering if any of you went to/are attending UIC or Rush for OT and could tell me about your experience. I got into both programs and have been debating between the two for nearly a month, and it is getting very hard to choose!!! I liked Rush because it has a smaller cohort...
  28. slee

    DECISIONS!!! Health Policy: MPH or MPP?

    Thanks for visiting this page! I'm a '17 grad from Emory stuck between University of Chicago's Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Johns Hopkins' Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) in Health Policy. --- My long-term goal is to work with policymakers in the government to create more...
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    Clinical Position in Chicago

    Location: Chicago, Illinois Duration: Full-time. Starting April or May 2018. Start date is flexible Salary: Competitive Busy ENT, Allergy and Sleep Medicine practice looking for a clinical assistant in the office to work directly with the doctor and their patients. Past Clinicians in this...
  30. musclesmiyagi

    Barry vs Scholl vs Temple vs DMU

    I got accepted into Barry & Scholl, currently waiting on a response from Temple, and will interview at DMU this week. I was wondering if anyone could give me insight into what you like/dislike about their programs, especially if you are a current student at one of these universities? Good...
  31. Illyrian313

    Swedish Covenant Hospital - Chicago rotations

    I was accepted into a international MBBS program that has rotations at The Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago. I don't really know much about the quality of the hospital in terms clinical exposure to different specialties. My question is does anyone have any useful advice or experience about...
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    PhD/PsyD Wisconsin School of Prof. Psych and Other Programs in Midwest

    Hey all, So I have an upcoming interview at the Wisconsin School of Professional Psych and was wondering if anyone has any experience with their Psy.D program. I'm attempting to compare the following programs and am feeling pretty lost on where I could see myself (I've either been...
  33. darkpauladin

    Rush's New Flipped Classroom Curriculum

    What I understand the curriculum to be: Flipped Classroom in small group sessions led by faculty for a mandatory 15 hrs/week (missing more than 1 session results in disciplinary actions); 2 cases/week with Wednesday off, ~50-90 pages of reading per case No traditional lectures (learn on your own...
  34. UChiPsych

    taking questions about University of Chicago psychiatry residency

    I'm a current psychiatry resident at the University of Chicago. It's a great program and I'd definitely pick it again. Wanted to post here so any applicants who interviewed with us this year (or who are interested in interviewing next year) can post questions. Feel free to post here or PM me.
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    Dental Assisting Position Available - Chicago

    Currently seeking a highly motivated, personable and professional individuals to work as a Dental Assistant in our office. An ideal candidate has strong communication skills, is organized, and willing to learn and grow in the field. Wonderful opportunity for anyone taking a gap year (or two)...
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    Renting AMSA Conference/UIC Chicago- 2bed/2bath condo available for nightly/weekly rentals

    I'm an attending physician in the Chicago area and I have a property available for nightly or weekly rentals in the Little Italy area within walking distance to UIC/Rush/Cook County/Jesse Brown VA. There is free street parking available which is rare for downtown Chicago. My unit is available...
  37. nuptstudent2017

    1 BR fully furnished in Glenview (Chicago suburb)

    If you are interested, contact me at: [email protected] Available starting 3/1/18 (give or take 2 weeks) Location: Glenview, IL (Chicago suburb) Asking for: $725 (internet + utilities included) Fully furnished: bed, desk, shelf, drawer, closet Gender: Okay with guy or girl Pictures? Yes...
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    U Chicago Social Work

    Hi All, Anyone have experience with U of Chicago SSA (their equivalent of the MSW)? I am wondering what the academics and overall student life is like. I've heard that it is very cerebral. Would love any insight you might be able to offer. Thanks!
  39. Drangue

    Mt. Sinai in Chicago - Anesthesia

    I am interested in doing a rotation at Mt. Sinai and was curious if anyone had any input on the hospital there and specifically the anethesia rotation. How is the hospital and for those who know anything about the anesthesia clerkship how is that?
  40. A

    Renting Affordable Chicagoland Room Rentals for Med Students

    Hi everybody! =) - Beautiful newly remodeled garden apartment in a very safe neighborhood. - Quiet, smoke free home - 2 furnished bedrooms available, rent includes all utilities, wifi, AC/Heating, washer/dryer use. - Shared common areas: living room, kitchen, & bathroom. Kitchen with...