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decision making

  1. M

    Should I go to med school?

    Looking for a little advice. I have applied for three cycles and finally have gotten accepted into a few schools. However, after working as an ER tech for the past two years, I am unsure if I still want to go into medicine. I feel as though I have lost empathy for most patients. While I still...
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  3. M

    Albany Med vs UBuff vs Wake Forest SOM

    I have been fortunate enough to be accepted to 3 schools. I am struggling with even approaching how to make a decision. I am from New York. I live about 6 hours from buffalo. I live 1 hour from Albany. I would have to take a plane to NC. I am pretty versatile and okay with living near or far...
  4. A

    Temple (OOS) vs. VCU (OOS)

    Hey guys! I was lucky enough to get accepted into both Temple and VCU for dental school. I'm out of state for both schools and I'm having a lot of trouble trying to choose between the two. I enjoyed the interview for both schools, but I was only able to have an in person experience at VCU, so I...
  5. P

    Nova vs. Creighton

    I did the MBS program at Nova Southeastern University this past year, and after successful completion I was admitted into their Dental Class of 2024. About a month ago I also received my official letter of acceptance from Creighton University. I unfortunately never had the opportunity to visit...
  6. Zrb19

    Non-trad mom w/ intense analysis paralysis

    Im 23 and a grad with a B.S in pre med. I have a cGPA of 3.5 or 3.45 w/o grade replacement. My sGPA is 3.6 My GPA isn’t the best but I had to work full time throughout my undergrad Because I didn’t have help from my parents and didn’t want to rely too heavy on loans. At this point I thought I...
  7. M

    Stritch vs Georgetown? (UPDATE: P/F STEP 1 NOW.... should this affect my school decision??)

    Hey guys. I was recently accepted into both Stritch and Georgetown for medical school next year and was wondering if I can get some insight on which to choose. I really care abut research and the academic side of medicine, health advocacy, a condensed curriculum style, and where I can match well...
  8. D

    How much should money matter?

    I'm deciding between two schools and I'm struggling to determine how much money should matter vs fit. If money didn't matter, I would definitely choose Loyola over Penn State because I feel it is a better fit for me. However, there is a major financial difference between the two. I was offered...
  9. M

    KGI vs MBKU School of Pharmacy

    Hello all, I am having some conflicting thoughts about choosing which school to go to between Keck Graduate Institute and Marshall B. Ketchum University. My reason for posting this to the forums is to gain any insight about which school would be a better choice. Ill list my pros and cons for...
  10. S

    UIWSOM vs Touro NY (Middletown)

    Hey everyone, I was fortunate enough to be accepted to both schools; however, I'm having trouble deciding on where to go. Can anyone else provide some input besides what I have written below? I'm from Southern California, and I would ideally like to go back home for a competitive residency...
  11. Bobcat01

    Seeking Advice for AZCOM vs. PCOM-GA [please help!]

    Hello there! I've been extremely fortunate to have been accepted to a number of DO schools. I have narrowed these down to just AZCOM and PCOM-GA based off location, curriculum, and other preferences. However, now I'm facing an increasing struggle to decide between the two and would really...
  12. 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...
  13. M

    ICO or CCO Midwestern?

    Hi all, I'm having a really tough time choosing between ICO and Midwestern IL's CCO. What draws me to ICO is that it has been around for a long time and receiving a degree from there is reputable. I also loved Midwestern's school and faculty, but the drawback is that it is not fully accredited...
  14. future_nostalgia

    Penn vs. Harvard vs. Columbia vs. UConn (OOS)

    Hello everyone! I was fortunate to receive acceptances to these four schools (and received a $20k/year scholarship to Penn). And I'm having a little trouble making my decision. I know most people say to go with the cheapest option (in this case it would be UConn), but I was just curious if there...
  15. H

    Post Bac: Bryn Mawr or Johns Hopkins?

    I wasn't a pre-med in undergrad but have decided to complete a pre-med post-bac and have been accepted to both Bryn Mawr and Johns Hopkins University. I'm utterly torn between the two. I know that both have great outcomes in terms of medical school acceptance but are very different in terms of...
  16. J

    UAB v Georgetown

    I need advice on choosing between these two schools. UAB is my in-state school and I have a scholarship of $10,000 dollars per year at the school. However, I recently was accepted off of the waitlist to Georgetown SOM. I really love the new 1.5 year curriculum, extra elective rotations...
  17. Govols22

    Medical College of Georgia Vs Morehouse

    Hi, this question is for my girlfriend rather than myself. She recently has been accepted off the waitlist from both of these schools and needs to make a decision. I am currently on the waitlist for both of these schools *crosses fingers*. She would prefer to live in Atlanta rather than...
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    Trouble Deciding Between NECO and PUCO

    Hi, guys. I was recently accepted into both NECO and PUCO. I'm having a hard time deciding on which program is best for me. I was really impressed with NECO's clinical program, but I know that Oregon has a greater scope of practice so I'm not sure if I would learn more there. Does anyone have...
  20. Piglet2020

    Can schools use facebook/rooming info to disqualify you from scholarships?

    Accepted into 1 school & waitlisted in other, no scholarship info from said school. My school started a fb group and people are posting about finding roommates already. If you post that you're trying to find a roommate on the class of 2022 group, schools will probably know you are 100%...
  21. kenzie3115

    Is it still worth it to go to medical school?

    I recently started looking back into going to medical school after realizing that the debt of going to vet school just isn't worth it. I am currently a junior in college and am planning to take a gap year going either route, but have heard negative things about med school. Some things I worry...
  22. D

    Do I go to the highly ranked school, or the school where I want to live?

    I am extremely proud to have been accepted in PT school this year. I committed to GW and have been all set to go. GW has a great program that I loved when I visited. I also love Washington DC, and grew up nearby. My parents live in the area and I am planning on moving in with my boyfriend of 2...
  23. vangolgi

    Deciding between 3 pharmacy schools

    I am very fortunate to have been accepted to a few different pharmacy schools, however I am having a tough time making a decision and am looking for some advice. Right now, I am deciding between ACPHS (Vermont Campus), LIU and SUNY Buffalo. I'm evaluating these schools based on cost of...
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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...
  25. D

    Advantages/Disadvantages of Different California DPT Programs

    Hello! I’ve applied to several California schools and just received my first acceptance to CSUN. I was curious, if by chance I happen to get accepted to any of my other schools, what advantages would I have picking one over the other? I currently work as a PT Aide and my boss was telling me...
  26. J

    HELP! Deciding on Which Pharmacy School/Grad School Route to Take?!

    Hello Everyone, I am currently in a tough situation regarding pharmacy schools and master programs. I have applied to many schools from in state and out of state. I applied to the following schools: University of Touro, PharmD. (Vallejo, CA) - No Interview California Northstate (Sacramento...