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    2018-2019 Hofstra Waitlist

    Let's wait out the storm together.
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    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...
  3. BETAMERCAPTO42

    Zucker (Hofstra) vs. OUWB

    Zucker: pros: - cost of attendance will be 10k more per year - liked the overall environment - cheaper tuition by 3k cons: - slightly worried about the case based learning - more expensive housing OUWB pros: - 10k lower cost of attendence cons: - in Michigan - H/P/F - class from 8-4 I would...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Waitlisted Hofstra Fall 2019

    Hi everyone! I was waitlisted at Hofstra after an interview & my stats are good. I was wondering if anyone knows of a student who got off the waitlist in the past and what are my chances getting off the waitlist? I know it's still early.
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    (NERA) MedPrep Scholars Program 2018-2019 Application Cycle

    Hello, As you may be aware, the application for the Northeast Regional Alliance (NERA) MedPrep Scholars Program will become available this fall (2018) for the 2019-2021 summer cohort. The NERA MedPrep Scholars Program is a partnership between: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) Icahn...
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    Dartmouth vs. Hofstra

    Interested in a competitive specialty, and I’ve heard going to the most prestigious school will help. Haven’t received the financial aid package from Dartmouth yet, but it probably won’t be close to Hofstra. Both schools are P/F. Also have never lived in a rural setting before, but I don’t...
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    Hofstra vs. Downstate vs. UMiami - help!

    Summary: NY resident whose main goals are to 1) enjoy medical school and 2) put myself in position to match into a competitive residency if I choose to go that way (ortho or ENT? but still totally undecided). My family lives on LI right near Hof and my girlfriend will be in Manhattan for the...
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    Dartmouth vs Stony Brook vs Hofstra

    Dartmouth Pros Prestige (residency director ranking #28, comparable to Case, Brown, BU, Sinai) True P/F preclinical (I think) Optional, recorded lectures Small class size Excellent sense of community Students seemed happy and least stressed Faculty seemed caring/supportive Enjoyed my interview...
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    Hofstra Northwell vs. Medical College of Wisconsin

    Hofstra Pros Innovative problem based learning curriculum Smaller class size Beautiful and new, near NYC for networking opportunities Cons Mandatory classes, no recorded lectures Less established school Interested in biotech. Not positive there are great biotech research opportunities in the...
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    Roommate NEWLY RENOVATED BEDROOM IN NEW HYDE PARK CLOSE TO NORTHSHORE/LIJ

    The place is for a single female person only, you'll be sharing the common areas with another female. No kids and no pets allowed. No smoking allowed. The bedroom has a queens size bed, a night stand and a closet. No visitors allowed to stay over more than a night. The place is in new Hyde park...
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    Differences between 4 Hofstra OB/GYN residency programs

    On ERAS I saw four separate Hofstra Northwell OB/GYN residency programs listed (Southside Hospital, Lenox Hill, Manhasset, and Staten Island). I'm not from New York, but am interested in applying to programs in NYC, and was wondering how each of these programs are similar/different? Are they all...
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    MD Differences between 4 Hofstra OB/GYN residency programs

    On ERAS I saw four separate Hofstra Northwell OB/GYN residency programs listed (Southside Hospital, Lenox Hill, Manhasset, and Staten Island). I'm not from New York, but am interested in applying to programs in NYC, and was wondering how each of these programs are similar/different? Are they all...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS Applying to Hofstra and could really use some insight

    Hi everyone as the name of this thread states I need some major insight. I'm currently looking into applying to Hofstra Universities Occupational Therapy school for Fall of 2018. I'm looking to get my pre-reqs done along with the volunteer hours that I need however I'm starting to have my...
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    Hofstra vs Stony Brook

    Hey all. With this cycle finishing up I've been fortunate enough to have several acceptances and have narrowed it down to two choices. I would like to see what the SDN community thinks is the "better school" objectively. If you could provide an explanation for your choice or provide new...
  15. pastafanatic

    Pitt vs. Hofstra

    Welp, with both financial aid packages in, everything is on the table and I'm down to this decision....feeling both very, very lucky and deeply conflicted! Aid packages left me with essentially the same cost (give or take ~1K), so it's really down to the specifics of the schools. Pitt Pros: +...
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    Rochester vs Hofstra vs Downstate

    Hey everyone, Thanks for clicking on this thread! I was recently accepted off the waitlist at both Rochester and Hofstra and need to make me decision soon. Previously committed to Downstate before I got these two acceptances. I'm interested in fielding any and all opinions you fellow SDNers...
  17. FreeRadicals

    Hofstra University vs Stony Brook University

    Hey guys, Just need some advise. Do you guys recommend forming at Stony Brook (about 40min away by car) or commuting to Hofstra (25min away by car) - I have applied Bio major for both and with scholarships included both come to the same price (stony brook + dorming = Hofstra commuting). All...
  18. FreeRadicals

    Need help deciding.

    Hello, I need help deciding between a biology major at Hofstra University, a biology major at Stony Brook University, and the 7 year b.s. / d.o. at NYIT. Which do you guys prefer? (Note: Hofstra and SBU both have same costs (20k a year), whereas the 7 year program at NYIT cost around 35k a...
  19. FreeRadicals

    Need help deciding

    Hello, I need help deciding between a biology major at Hofstra University, a biology major at Stony Brook University, and the 7 year b.s. / d.o. at NYIT. Which do you guys prefer? (Note: Hofstra and SBU both have same costs (20k a year), whereas the 7 year program at NYIT cost around 35k a...
  20. AlphaBeta<3

    Columbia/Hofstra/Rutgers MedPrep Summer

    This is NOT the post bac program I see everyone talking about; this is an undergrad prep program for med school. It is 3 years long, every summer. It's only open to NY/NJ residents. I'm wondering, did anyone on here apply to it? I've seen no mention of this program anywhere on SDN
  21. fatmac

    UVM vs. Hofstra

    Hey everyone! I was lucky enough to already be accepted at my two top choices, UVM and Hofstra North Shore LIJ, and I am having some trouble deciding which one is the right fit for me. They seem to offer quite different styles of learning, and I was hoping to have some input while I am forming...