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  1. R

    Pritzker vs Penn (accidental duplicate thread)

    [PLEASE DON'T QUOTE] I’m deciding between UChicago and Penn (and technically UCSF, but it’s way more expensive and I don’t wanna be on the west coast). I feel SO fortunate to have these options but am completely torn. I’m potentially interested in derm or psych, but am undecided (though i...
  2. R

    Penn vs Pritzker

    [PLEASE DON'T QUOTE] I’m deciding between UChicago and Penn (and technically UCSF, but it’s way more expensive and I don’t wanna be on the west coast). I feel SO fortunate to have these options but am completely torn. I’m potentially interested in derm or psych, but am undecided (though i don’t...
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    Temple (IS) vs. Penn

    Hello All, So situation is I have to pick between Temple and Upenn soon. I want to be a GP, Its what i already wanted, because i have to get out of school as quick as i can to support my family. Penn have given me 20k in scholarship which tuition and fees , is 4 k higher than temple now...
  4. W

    Duke vs. Penn vs. Yale

    If you could do a ranked choice vote, where would you place each one, and why? I generally try to hold my cards close to the vest regarding what I’m thinking because I don’t want my own perceptions to influence people’s responses. (At least at first) All I will say is, you can take cost out of...
  5. eldmd_32

    Renting 1 bd/1bath for rent University City, Philadelphia

    One Bedroom One Bathroom apartment available August 10th at 329 South 42nd Street, Surrey Hall Apartments. Near UPenn/Drexel/USciences graduate and undergraduate schools. Located in a relatively safe location within the Penn Patrol zone. Rent is $1075 per month and includes heat, gas, trash...
  6. I

    Penn vs. Columbia

    From my last post I ended up choosing to go to Upenn, but I just got accepted to Columbia. I really like both schools but the only big difference that I could come up with for me personally would be Philly>NYC, and Penn is cheaper due to scholarship I got from them. Anyone chosen one over the...
  7. C

    Where should I apply?

    Hey! So I will be applying this summer but I am still trying to solidify my list of where I am going to apply. Mainly, I am debating whether I should even try applying to schools like Harvard, Penn, UCLA, and UCSF (Also, Baylor sounds like a great option however I have heard that it is really...
  8. TeethAndTitanium

    Creighton vs. Penn

    What's up guys, I was thankful enough to be accepted to both Creighton and UPenn. I am just curious as to what your thoughts are with regards to both programs. Some background: -I am fairly interested in specializing, but not sure in what specifically. -Both locations are far from my hometown...
  9. M

    UPenn: great reputation, garbage IM education?

    I saw a lot of people have had Penn high in their rank list for IM residency, and I thought people might be interested in a story about the care my little brother received there while admitted on an IM teaching service recently. I'm a third year IM resident at a mid-tier university program in...
  10. Pyraeus

    UPenn Vs. Uni of Maryland - HELP!

    Hey Guys! I am grateful to have been accepted to both UMB (Maryland) and Penn because these are both my top choices. I received a $20k/year Dean's Scholarship from Penn, but UMB is my in-state school and much cheaper. I have a hard time to decide between these two. If any students (or...
  11. I

    UPenn w/ scholarship vs. UNLV (OOS)

    The price for both schools pretty much are the same due to the scholarship I received from Penn. I currently live on the west coast so UNLV would be closer to home, but Penn would be a nice change in environment (but a lot further from my family). I went into this planning on going to more...
  12. C

    Penn vs. Michigan (IS) vs. Case

    I've recently been accepted to both Michigan and Penn. I'm a Michigan resident and even received Michigan's scholarship, so financially I feel like I should attend Michigan. However, my interview at Penn was amazing and I fell in love with the school. I'm not sure if all that extra debt is worth...
  13. charcot bouchard

    Columbia, Penn, UCLA and debt

    I was fortunate enough to be admitted to all 3 of these schools yesterday. They are among my top choices for where I should attend school. I know I am a ways away from making this decision, but I am quite sure I want to specialize, possibly in OMFS. UCLA is substantially cheaper and that is...
  14. charcot bouchard

    Grads of Columbia, Penn or UCLA...

    Yesterday I was fortunate enough to be accepted into some amazing dental schools with Columbia, UPenn, and UCLA being among my favorites. As I am considering where I enroll, I wanted to ask graduates of these schools if the debt was worth attending that school. Columbia and Penn are very...
  15. Don Kim

    Dental students! What makes top schools special?

    Hi guys! I just want to get a discussion going about some of the top dental schools (UCLA, UCSF, Michigan, Harvard, Columbia, Penn, etc), and I would love to hear some of the experiences from actual dental students from each school, or anyone who is knowledgeable in this area. Basically, what...
  16. docdew

    Columbia vs. Penn Dental -- Compare/Contrast

    Hi all, Wanted to get everyone's opinion on Penn Dental vs. Columbia Dental. I am under the impression of, or have been told, the following features of the two programs: 1) Given Columbia's medical school curriculum, Columbia will better prepare you for the OMFS boards exam and is...
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    Why do local dentists hire Temple over Penn/NYU due to clinical skills?

    Hello SDN. This is first post of mine and please excuse English as is not first language (Singapore). I have been shadow practice in Pennsylvania and New York for past three months. Five doctors told me that they do not hire Penn or NYU new completed students. Only Temple, but sometimes Pitt or...
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    HSDM Acceptance; Interview at Penn?

    Hi Everyone - I've been fortunate enough to be accepted to Harvard and have full intention of attending. However, next week I have an interview at UPenn and cannot decide if I should go. I'm not worried about the cost of flying; but, I don't want to waste my time. Given I would certainly...
  19. S

    MPH Penn vs Drexel MPH

    Hi all, I'm applying to programs starting in fall 2017 and thankfully have been accepted into three programs so far (Temple - Health Management & Policy, Drexel - Health Management & Policy, and Penn (UPenn) - Generalist) My interests lie in hospital/healthcare management (obvi) and I would...
  20. O

    Columbia vs. Penn residency

    I'm applying in Pathology this year (AP/NP), and I'm hoping to get a consensus opinion about the differences between Columbia and Penn, mainly in terms of training style, helpfulness of advising/career planning, and lifestyle, including collegiality of residents, relationship between residents...
  21. Z

    Penn Supplemental Q - Repeating Answer?

    Hey all, So one of the questions on the Penn Supplemental asks "What have you done that you are most proud of?". In my personal statement, I wrote about exactly that; though couldn't elaborate as much as I had wanted because of the character limit. If I repeat this answer on the supplemental...
  22. 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)...
  23. Lisha

    Yale v Penn

    I know this has been posted again and again...but every student is a new individual and schools evolve! Hoping for some advice from you all. I am currently trying to decide between Yale and Penn. With 5 days left and counting until decision deadline, I am freaking out! I feel like the two...
  24. E

    Penn vs Tufts

    I've been accepted to both Tufts and Penn and have been debating over them for awhile now and wanted to see if anyone else might have been/ is currently in my situation right now and would mind sharing their thought process during their own decision. I interviewed at Tufts first and they were...
  25. E

    Penn vs Tufts

    I've been accepted to both Tufts and Penn and have been debating over them for awhile now and wanted to see if anyone else might have been/ is currently in my situation right now and would mind sharing their thought process during their own decision. I interviewed at Tufts first and they were...
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    Weird/unique residency programs

    Is anyone aware of particularly unique residency programs at various teaching hospitals? I came across a good example of one yesterday when I found out about Penn's "Cutaneous Oncology" program. At any other institution, this is usually a post-derm fellowship, but at Penn, it appears to be a...
  27. D

    Worried about drug test after summer Amsterdam (Penn, UCONN, Columbia, NYU, Temple, Roseman, UCLA)

    Hello SDN, Before we start, I know some of you have qualms about illicit drug use and the like. For those people, I am not a regular user, will not use in dental school, and any prior use (I think twice now) is legal in my state. Thus, please do not get in a ethical argument with me, I just...