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  1. Audri

    MHA Yale MPH vs Columbia MHA vs Cornell MHA

    I've been accepted to Yale MPH in Healthcare Management, Columbia MHA and Cornell MHA. I'm having a really hard time deciding between these three. Any advice would be appreciated!
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    University of Chicago's new MPH

    So I just got accepted to UChicago's non-accredited new MPH program. Like, I'd literally be in the first class ever. I'm basically posting this to see if attending this would be a bad idea. Obviously the school is good, but their MPH is brand new, and they don't pop up on the CEPH...
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    MPH MPH/ MBA/ MHA Questions

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    General JHSPH or LSHTM?

    Hi All! I've applied to the full-time MSc in Nutrition for Global Health at LSHTM (not yet accepted) and the full-time MPH at JHSPH (I've been accepted). My goal is to work in international emergency nutrition - with a UN agency such as UNICEF, WFP, WHO or an INGO, USAID...etc. For JHSPH I...
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    MPH/ MBA Dual Degree Related Questions

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    GRE Submission Question

    Hello, I am currently applying for my MPH through SOPHAS. I submitted my first application, and did not send official test scores. When I downloaded my application packet it had the unofficial scores listed that I plugged into the test score part on SOPHAS. This was before I realized I did not...
  8. notgeorgeharrison

    MPH Letters of rec question- Applying to MPH and MS programs

    Hi everyone! Would love if anyone could provide insight on letters of recommendation when applying to different degrees. I’m applying to MPH programs and had my recommenders write letters based on this. However, for one university I'm interested in I’m only eligible for a MS/MSPH. Will the...
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    Need advice for gap year plans

    I need advice on what do for my gap year(s). I have recently graduated and ended with a 3.47cGPA/3.3 sGPA with an upward trend (especially my last year - had 3.8 or higher) and am planning to apply for 2022 cycle (so would apply next year in 2021). I am URM and currently studying to take the...
  10. myxiao

    MPH Is a JD/MPH worth it?

    I know this isn't a medical school topic, but I need some advice. I'm an undergrad at Rice University in Houston, TX. My goal is pretty specific; I want to do fieldwork in epidemiology for a number of years (infectious disease what EIP does) and then enter global health policy (WHO)...
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    MD & DO WAMC? Re-applicant cGPA 3.90, imbalanced 509 MCAT, MPH holder

    Hey guys! Looking for some input regarding my odds at MD programs, my existing school list, and any additional schools you fine folks may recommend for someone in my position. cGPA and sGPA - cGPA: 3.90, sGPA: 3.91 MCAT score(s) and breakdown - 509 (132/124/127/126) TX resident Asian/ORM...
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    Please Help: Emory vs. UMN

    Hi there, I am currently having a difficult time deciding between an MPH program at Emory University or University of Minnesota. I feel like I have learned quite a lot about Emory University through personal research and stalking this forum for several months however the University of...
  13. KingofMaskedSinger

    Going to medical school after MPH?

    Hi all, I am currently a junior pursuing a degree in GPH/Sociology and plan on getting my MPH after graduation and working for a couple years. I have recently become interested in going to medical school, but I haven't taken any of the pre-reqs required for admission and I don't have the room to...
  14. rap15

    Please help! GW vs UNC online vs UMD online

    Hello all - I am looking for any and all advice about how I should go about choosing where to get my MPH! A bit of background: I decided to only apply to programs that were local (I live/work near DC) and would let me keep working at my full time job I work in healthcare consulting, primarily...
  15. EpiLover12

    MPH Thank you for helping me choose schools!

    I have chosen.
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    Applying to PhD programs during my first year of a MPH/MHS/MS degree?

    Hi Guys! I've been admitted to a couple of MPH or similar masters programs and will most likely attend Johns Hopkins' 9 month MHS in Health Economics & Outcomes Research program in the Fall of 2020. My end goal is to pursue a PhD in health policy & management and I'm specifically interested in...
  18. LindaAccepted

    Medical An MPH/Postbac Grad’s Journey Through Med School

    Learn how real students navigate their way through the medical school admissions process and med school itself with our What is Medical School Really Like? series. Meet Molly, a medical student on a mission to “do good for the greatest number.” Molly, thank you for sharing your story with us...
  19. rap15

    MPH 2020: Applied, Accepted, Rejected, Waitlisted

    Happy SOPHAS day! Now that the application is open, I figured we could get a new thread going. Undergraduate School: Private liberal arts college in Northeast Undergrad GPA/Major GPA: 3.38/3.49 (SOPHAS verified) Major/minor: Psychology (B.A.) major/Medical Humanities minor (public health focus)...
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    Can I get into medical school with an unfinished MPH by one class?

    So, I’m completing an mph during my 2 gap years, but my mph advisor is telling me that there is one final class (capstone) I need to take that I cannot fit in those two years. Is it possible I can finish that degree after med school and residency or even not finish it at all? Or will I need to...
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    MPH/MS Chances Without Work Experience

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    Dismissed from Dental School - future career options? Please help!

    I was a D2 student at a dental school on the east coast but was dismissed due to poor academic performance, due to a few medical issues I was facing (severe anxiety and panic attacks, a pre-existing metabolic disorder, and resurfacing of rape trauma due to a sexual assault case in my apartment...
  23. asquared

    Taking a year off, best ways to keep clinical knowledge fresh?

    Like the post says, I'm an MS3 who's completed almost all her core rotations about to take a year off to get an MPH. Once I return to the med school curriculum I'll be doing a sub-i in pediatrics and hope to take STEP 2 CK after that. Does anyone have tips on keeping clinical knowledge fresh...
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    Applying to MD/MPH programs - now or later?

    I'm planning on applying to MD programs within the next few weeks with the goal of pursuing an MD/MPH. Would it be wise to select the combined MD/MPH option for some schools on my AMCAS app, or apply to regular MD programs and apply for MPH in med school? Or does it not matter? A few students...
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    MPH Online MPH

    Any thoughts on enrolling in an online MPH program?
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    Need Advice!

    Hi everyone, I am a little confused on what to do next with my life. I applied this previous cycle and got one interview with an 18AA and a 3.21 oGPA and a 3.0sGPA. Over the past year (my senior year) I was able to raise my oGPA to a 3.39 and my sGPA to a 3.1. I am planning on reapplying right...
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    Value of 4 year MD/MPH degree?

    Hi all I am planning on attending a medical school that has a 4 year MD/MPH option. I applied for the program since I was interested and the application deadline was relatively early, but now I am having some second thoughts. For context I have a political advocacy and policy background and am...
  29. LindaAccepted

    Medical Family Practitioner, Author, Advocate: An Interview with Dr. Alexa Mieses

    Interview with Dr. Alexa Mieses, family medicine resident, mentor & writer [Show Summary] Do you want to be a clinician? Are you concerned about your ability to gain acceptance to med school? Listen in to today’s interview with the author of The Heartbeat of Success: A Med Student’s Guide to Med...
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    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...
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    Graduating MPH Student 2019

    Hi Everyone! Is anyone graduating this year from the MPH program? I'm interested to know what sort of career routes you guys plan on going to. Any positions or career moves you're looking to apply for? Any organizations?
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    Can you do a dual degree MPH program if selected for the NHSC scholarship?

    Hello, everyone! I know this cycle hasn't even opened yet, but a huge goal of mine is to be able to complete an MPH degree while a dental school. I'm interested in applying for this scholarship, but I would reconsider if they wouldn't allow me to do the dual degree in dental school.
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    MPH candidate

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    I just finished applying to MPH/MSW programs for Fall 2019 and was wondering if anyone else is applying for this degree so I thought I'd start a thread Undergrad School: Penn State University (graduating in May) Undergrad GPA: 3.81(overall), 4.0 (major) Major/Minor: Rehabilitation and Human...
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    MPH - Penn State

    Hi everyone, I'm brand new to SDN; I just happened to come across it on a Google search looking for students/almuni perspectives on different MPH programs. Anyway, I tried searching through past threads to see if anyone had any experience with Penn State's MPH program, and I couldn't really...
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    Is public health for me?

    Hey everyone! I need advice. I’m currently a pre med student about to start my junior year of college, but now I’m not so sure I want to become a doctor. I’m interested in disease, but I think I am better suited for research than clinical work. I am studying biological psychology in school and...
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    MPH Canada: Epidemiology

    Hi! I noticed there is next to no information or discussions about MPH in Epidemiology in Canada -- mainly U.S. talk is here. I'd like to pose a question: UAlberta is one of the few accredited public health universities. Can anybody provide details about its epi program, and the job prospects...
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    MPH Seeking MPH Student for Research Assistance

    A physician is seeking an MPH student for research assistance. Ideally, you are a strong writer and have a good understanding of epidemiology and biostatistics. The physician is open to how you'd like to reflect your title/description for your resume and some compensation is available. This...
  39. sushi18

    Pros/Cons of MD in the Public Health field?

    Hi there, I am a non-traditional pre-med conflicted as to whether or not to pursue an MD. I have always been interested in public health, and want to devote my career to improving the lives of disadvantaged populations. Perhaps I want to have my cake and eat it too, but my dream is to be doing...