1. R

    Georgetown SMP vs Loyola MAMS

    I got accepted to both school, and need to decide between two. If anyone has any opinion, please let me know. Btw my cGPA: 3.1, MCAT: 500. Need more volunteer hours and shadowing hours. Both programs seem to have a good reputation and have similar advising resources and externship...
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    Loyola Stritch SSOM vs Michigan State CHM

    Loyola Stritch SSOM Pros Jesuit values, would absolutely love to go to a school that emphasizes these Trauma center, burn center, cancer center, etc. = learning opportunities right on campus Higher ranking?: 61st by residency directors, 88 USNews - not sure if big enough difference Derm...
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    Loyola MAMS vs UCincinnati SMP?

    Hello, I am still waiting on 1 more decision but I have been accepted to the Loyola MAMS program and the UCincinnati SMP. Could anyone give me some input on which one would be a better choice and the reasons why? I have looked into both programs and they seem extremely similar to me, so I'm...
  4. stilltryingtogetintoMD

    SMP Decision Help!

    Hi all, I am applying to both MD and SMPs this cycle and need help deciding between SMPs. I want to stress that if not accepted into an MD program this cycle, I will reapply next cycle before starting a SMP. I have been accepted to: Tufts Biomedical Science Tulane Biochemistry Tulane Anatomy...
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    Loyola- Chicago Post-Bac Premed Program

    Hi all, I am looking for any advice from past, current, or potentially future students of the Loyola Post-bacc program. I'd like to know what your experience was like. Why you chose to go there. Professors to look out for or to absolutely take. Where to live. Where you went after this program...
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    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...
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    How to Assess Medical Schools? (Accepted)

    Hi all, I was recently accepted to Loyola Stritch School of Medicine (yay!). I absolutely loved the school when I interviewed, and although I have a few more interviews, I am already envisioning myself going there. The thing is, I have seen people refer to Loyola as "low tier," mostly on SDN. I...
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    MD Applying to 6 or 7 schools only...bad idea?

    3.7 cGPA; ~3.5 sGPA -Graduated with Honors -Spanish speaking and immigration but not URM -Strong extracurriculars (3 years of paid clinical experience, lots of research but no publications, non-clinical volunteering, minimal shadowing, significant scholarships) -No MCAT yet - will be taking in...
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    Help! Penn State or Loyola Stritch ?

    Would you choose Penn State or Loyola? Thoughts? Need to decide within the next few weeks
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    Loyola MAMS 2018-2019

    I didn't see a thread here so I figured I'd make one. Anyone get into the program?
  11. MDhopeful234

    MD Very late application but 516MCAT - which secondaries are worth it?

    516 MCAT, 3.43 overallGPA, 3.2 scienceGPA (but went to an undergrad currently ranked #3 in the nation with the worst grade deflation ever). Current M.S. student. I am working on secondaries and I am wondering if I should complete all of them due to very very late timing. I am very late due to...
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    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...
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    Loyola MAMS vs. BU MAMS

    Hi I was hoping to get some insight into what people opinions where on Loyola MAMS vs Boston University MAMS. I want to know which is better in terms of matriculation into medical school and the overall experience people have had in both programs. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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    Okay I'm tired of living in uncertainty. I want some truth

    Hi everyone, I am a rising senior biochemistry major at Loyola University Chicago. Pertaining to this thread, I am a black male raised in the inner city. I've been doing undergrad research working in a chemistry research lab on campus since second semester sophomore year (4 semesters now) and I...
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    Loyola Marymount University Post-Bacc vs Harvard Extension

    I wanted to ask if anyone has had experience with Loyola Marymount University's Post-Bacc program. How well is this program perceived by ADCOMs? Are there ample benefits to the program outside of the classroom, such as research opportunities, clinical experience, etc. Is it worth the cost of...
  16. DoctorDrewOutsidetheLines

    Need help choosing

    So I'm sitting in the meditation room of a hospital downtown technically working a 24 hr shift but the neonate isolate thingy plus four healthcare workers means my crew gets to come back and pick my happy butt up in a few hours. Yesterday I received 2 acceptances. north park university...