1. azoomer

    Cornell vs UPenn

    I would love to get some more information / perspective to help me pick between offers I got for Cornell and Penn Vet. I am a non-traditional mature student from Toronto, Canada and I am lucky that cost of program is an irrelevant factor for me. I have a husband and family that will be staying...
  2. partypat

    NYU vs MSKCC vs NYP HPM Fellowship

    I'm a third year internal medicine resident who is looking to move to NYC for my HPM fellowship. I've been very fortunate to have interviewed at the palliative medicine fellowship programs for NYU, New York Presbyterian (Columbia+Cornell Bicampus), and Memorial Sloan Kettering. I know that I'm...
  3. T

    Accept offer at Pitt or stay waitlisted at Cornell?

    Just found out today that I’ve been waitlisted at my dream school, Cornell. I would absolutely love to attend there, but I’ve also been accepted by my second choice, Pitt. WL movement likely won’t start until May. I’m tired of playing the waiting game but I don’t think I’m quite ready to give...
  4. M

    2020 MHA: Applied, Interviewed, Rejected, Attending

    Just because I did not see one yet :) Good luck to everyone applying this cycle! School: GPA: Cumulative and Major GRE: Major: Experience (professional or otherwise) Special Factors: Applied: Interview: Waitlist: Rejected: Accepted: Attending:
  5. S

    Cornell’s prereq courses deadline

    Just realized Cornell has a deadline for Jan 31 AFTER submitting primary :( anyone know if it’s possible to ask for one course to be accepted after that? As a Canadian student, LM 74.5 is it worth applying to brown instead?
  6. I

    Take Honors Orgo to get in HMS

    My profile: Cornell Engineering (rising junior in Fall 2019) Current GPA: 3.956. sGPA: 3.888. I took the normal Gen CHEM 2080 and was planning to take the normal Orgo I (CHEM 3570) next semester. But now that I have included HMS in my goals, I wonder if I should take the honors Orgo I & II...
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  8. L

    Columbia vs Cornell

    Frankly, I’m really excited about both these schools and feeling very torn. Right now my interests lie somewhere between emergency medicine, ob/gyn and surgery - so basically I’m all over the map and frankly very open to having my mind changed over the next four years. I am interested in doing...
  9. S

    Your experience with these MPH/MHA programs

    Hello, So it is almost time to finalize and commit to a program for the fall and I wanted some insights on your experience with the following schools: UIC - MHA Rutgers (New Brunswick) - MPH Drexel - MPH NYU - MPA Cornell - MHA Out of these programs, what was your experience through the...
  10. M

    Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai vs. Weill Cornell Medicine

    Mt. Sinai Pros All lectures are recorded & non-mandatory Really cares about student wellness; many of the students seemed genuinely happy (as far as medical school wellness goes) Protected half-days every Tuesday (nothing scheduled after 12PM) & an examination system that allows students to...
  11. KitKatDVM

    Cornell vs UC-Davis: Dairy and Food Animal

    Hi everybody! I'm a senior animal science student with a deep interest in pursuing dairy production medicine. I've been accepted into both Cornell and UC-Davis c/o 2023. Now I'm struggling to choose between the two: both great schools, but can you answer some questions that might help me...
  12. fewds

    Cornell ACCESS Research Internship

    Does anyone know how competitive the Cornell ACCESS Research Internship at Weill is? Also, does anyone have any general information on the internship such as are we allowed to do our own research based off of our previous work in labs? Thanks in advance!
  13. Pistachio556

    Cornell c/o 2023 applicants

    Hello all! Struggling on some of the supplemental essays... Having a hard time with the significant impact and odds against me situation ones. It’s suprisingly hard to think of responses Wondering if anyone else could shed some light on what they wrote about
  14. MedSmithie

    In the Area Notification Etiquette- How far should you be, and should you mention which school?

    Hello all, I have received an II in the NYC area for September, and I am a bit confused by the conflicting advice on the internet regarding In the Area emails/calls. I go to school about 5 hours from NYC, and the train is expensive. I know that this is nothing compared to students who have to...
  15. K

    NYC Biostatistics Programs

    Hello all, I am planning on applying to MS (not MPH) in Biostatistics programs for next fall and am trying to land myself in NYC. Does anyone have any opinions on the quality of the various programs in the city? Which are worth the application? As of now I am aware of programs at Columbia...
  16. P

    Cornell vs Wash U

    Got off another waitlist, will be going there instead!
  17. E

    Electives for International Med Students

    Hey guys, I am an international medical student and I sent in an application for elective rotations at Cornell. They do not require USMLEs but I have decent scores in both Step 1 and CK. I applied for infectious disease, oncology, GI and some other specialties, all internal medicine...
  18. E

    UCLA vs Cornell

    Hi all, I am on the waitlist at UCLA and accepted at Cornell, but I am still having a tough time deciding between the two schools. I want to flesh out my thoughts before I make a final decision, so I thought this might be a helpful venue for that. Pros and cons are below. Any advice would be...
  19. A

    Macaulay Honors at Hunter or Cornell University

    Macaulay Honors College at Hunter (CUNY) Pros: - Full Ride (No Debt) - $7500 Opportunities Fund for Study Abroad or Research - Priority Course Registration (Important to graduate in 4 years) - Personal Attention/Mentoring - Free Dorm first and possibly second year Cons: - Not nearly as...
  20. earlgrey7777

    update or wait?

  21. MrsPolly

    Online pre-req classes for Cornell

    I've looked around and haven't specifically found the answer, but does anyone know if Cornell takes online classes as pre-reqs for vet school? I've reached out to admissions via email, but havent heard back yet. Long story short: I'm a college drop out from years past with a current (sales)...
  22. R

    cornell vs tufts vet school

    So i have been fortunate enough to have been accepted to Cornell (IS) and Penn and 5 other veterinary schools that i would not consider over Cornell or penn. I have an interview at Tufts next week and would have to take off two days of work to go to the interview. Is it worth it to go to the...
  23. M

    Accepted to Yale Elective!! Need advice!!!

    Could anyone offer their experiences at Yale as an elective student? I've been accepted for IM-Gastro and IM-Allergy/Immuno and a friend of mine I think has been accepted for General Surgery. If anyone could offer their experiences or advice as to whether it's worth taking, I'd appreciate it...
  24. E

    MPH About 2018 MPH

    Hey guys, I am currently a senior student in UCSD and I major in biochemistry. Cumulative GPA 3.42/4.0 MAJOR GPA 3.63/4.0 GRE 154 V + 165 Q + 3.5 W I have 1 year research in TSRI and 3 months internship in central disease control. I want to apply Columbia University and Cornell University...
  25. L

    NYU vs UCSF vs Cornell vs UCL vs McGill

    I have a bunch of offers but idk where to go. They're all stupidly expensive due to the fact i'm an international student from Canada. But I guess i'd appreciate some insight from alumni or current students attending each university. I'm most leaning towards Stanford or UCSF right now. NYU...
  26. L

    UCSF vs. Cornell

    Hi! I have until Thursday to decide between UCSF and Cornell, money and location aside, are there any compelling reasons that would lead you to definitively pick one over the other? Thanks so much for your thoughts!
  27. L

    Cornell vs. UCSF: which is better for non-trads?

    Hi! I'm trying to decide between UCSF and Cornell, and would love to hear some informed opinions. I'm on the older end of things, and am looking for a program that doesn't feel too much like undergrad/academic summer camp. Thanks so much for your thoughts!
  28. F

    Berkeley vs Cornell vs CMU vs UNC Chapel Hill for PreMed

    Hey everyone! I'm a high school senior that has been accepted into the following schools. I am interested in pre-med and I'm torn between my schools. I want to become a well rounded person and so I don't just want STEM classes. I have listed some pros/cons I have discovered from reading other...
  29. TSteezy

    Pre-med Undergrad: Cornell vs. Northwestern

    Posting this for one of my students who has recently been accepted into both programs. The schools are comparable in terms of COA, and seem fairly similar in terms of ranking and reputation. Could someone shed light on the intangibles - competitive nature/toxicity? community? grade...
  30. Glexz29

    Premed Undergrad? Brown vs. UChicago vs. Duke vs. others

    Hi everyone! I'm currently a senior in high school and was recently accepted to Brown University. I was also waitlisted at several other universities, including the University of Chicago, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Dartmouth, Wash U, Cornell, Northwestern, and Vanderbilt. After speaking to my...
  31. T

    Wash U vs Vanderbilt vs Northwestern vs Weill Cornell

    Hey all I have been lucky enough to be accepted into Vanderbilt, Wash U, Northwestern, and waitlisted to Cornell. I am really confused on where to attend school and would appreciate any advise/insight! Money will not be a factor in my decision because I have possibly the kindest parents in the...
  32. Elephant.95

    Ohio State or Cornell?

    I was admitted to the Class of 2021 at both Ohio State and Cornell. Both programs seem pretty similar in terms of quality, breadth, and resources offered. Would any of you recommend OSU over Cornell or vice-a-versa? Two of my biggest concerns are camaraderie among students and mental health and...
  33. Armyhealth

    Army Veterinary Corps Health Professional Scholarship Program

    I wanted to make a separate thread on the VC HPSP because I get so many questions about it. So here is the blurb from the official 2017 program guide- Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) Provides a 3 year scholarship for students enrolled in an AVMA accredited DVM or VMD program...
  34. K

    Columbia vs Cornell

    Hi All, Could anybody give any insight into the differences between Columbia and Cornell, in terms of prestige, case load etc for specialities like neurosurgery, ent, plastics etc. Not as residency, but as departments in general. Because rankings always seem to rank NYP as a whole and not the...
  35. TheDrB.020

    MD 521 MCAT, 3.74 GPA (B.S.), 3.96 GPA (M.S.)

    White Male from California 521 MCAT (132/128/131/130) Taken only once 3.74 B.S. GPA (upward trend) 3.96 M.S. GPA Both B.S. (Animal Science/Pre-vet) & M.S. (Stem cell research/regenerative medicine) from Cal Poly SLO 2nd author pub in Nature Neuroscience 2 years full time in top neuroscience...
  36. TheDrB.020

    521 MCAT, 3.74 GPA (B.S.), 3.96 GPA (M.S.)

    White Male from California 521 MCAT (132/128/131/130) 3.74 B.S. GPA (upward trend) 3.96 M.S. GPA Both B.S. (Animal Science/Pre-vet) & M.S. (Stem cell research/regenerative medicine) from Cal Poly SLO 2nd author pub in Nature Neuroscience 2 years full time in top neuroscience lab (ongoing)...
  37. sheltermed

    Cornell c/o 2021 Applicants

    Current Cornell undergrad and in-state! Probably not getting in myself, but I can answer a lot of questions about Cornell and Ithaca in general :) Best of luck to everyone!!
  38. M

    Cornell's Early Acceptance Program

    Hello everyone! This is my first time posting on this forum, after browsing through what seems like hundreds of threads. As an aspiring veterinarian, I am just wondering if anyone has had any experiences applying to Cornell Vet School's Early Acceptance Program. How competitive is it and what...
  39. rednote

    Weill Cornell vs Feinberg Northwestern

    Hey all. I'm incredibly lucky to have been accepted at both of these schools. Can you guys help me make the decision? Student Life, Atmosphere, Education, Curriculum, Research etc...? Cost should be around the same. Thanks a lot.
  40. S

    WCMC-Q Accepted Class of 2022

    Hello everyone, So since I did not find any threads for those accepted into Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year (class of 2022), I decided to make one! This is mainly to get to know one another before we begin the journey but also it's a chance for...