1. ApplyPoint

    Medical When Reviewing US News’s Best Medical Schools, Don’t Miss their Newest Data-Based Rankings

    This year the U.S. News & World Report updated the methodology behind their 2022 Best Medical Schools in Primary Care ranking. A JAMA Viewpoint article entitled, “Increasing Transparency for Medical School Primary Care Rankings—Moving From a Beauty Contest to a Talent Show,” by Robert L...
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  3. Stoppingtheworld

    TMDSAS: Dell vs UTSW

    Hi Everyone. Thanks for taking the time to review this post. I have been caught between Dell vs UTSW for quite some time. Before the winter holiday, I had decided on UTSW being the best choice for me, due to the proximity to home and prestige. However, Dell has offered me a full tuition...
  4. LindaAccepted

    Medical U.S. News 2022 Ranking of Best Medical Schools Now Live [Research & Primary Care]

    U.S. News released the 2022 ranking of Research and Primary Care Medical Schools. U.S. News surveyed 191 allopathic and osteopathic medical schools that were accredited in 2020 by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), or the American Osteopathic Association. They added this data to...
  5. LindaAccepted

    Medical Best U.S. Medical Schools: U.S. News Releases 2020 Rankings

    Earlier this week, U.S. News released its annual rankings of the best U.S. medical schools for primary care and research. Potential students can check out the data in the 2020 U.S. News medical school ranking to assess their competitiveness. U.S. News 2020 ranking methodology U.S. News medical...
  6. LindaAccepted

    Medical The Least Expensive Private Medical Schools in the US

    Although many students dream of attending medical school and pursuing a career in the medical field, the cost of this education can be prohibitive. Many students graduate with a significant debt load. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), 75% of 2017 graduates took...
  7. LindaAccepted

    Medical U.S. News List of Top 10 Most Selective Medical Schools

    Let’s talk about med school acceptance rates. Which schools have the lowest acceptance rates? The 120 med schools ranked by U.S. News in their 2017-2018 survey, had an average of a 7% acceptance rate, while those with the lowest acceptance rates averaged a mere 2.8%! Here’s a look at this past...
  8. LindaAccepted

    Medical U.S. News Rankings: Everything I Ever Wanted to Know (But was Afraid to Ask) [Episode 265]

    U.S. News Answers All Your Rankings Questions [Summary] Normally, when U.S.-based applicants talk about “the top programs,” especially when they refer to the top X, as in the top 10 or the top 20, they are referring to U.S. News Rankings, the granddaddy of educational rankings. Today we’ll hear...
  9. LindaAccepted

    Medical How Does Your Top Choice Med School Rank in Accepted’s Selectivity Index

    We just updated our Medical School Selectivity Index which provides you with the latest average acceptance rates, average MCAT scores, and average GPA for different medical schools based on U.S. News and MSAR data. The highest, hardest, and lowest in the Med School Selectivity Index: • The...
  10. LindaAccepted

    Medical U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Medical School Rankings

    In reviewing the med school rankings, they were pretty predictably ho-hum. After all, schools don’t change a ton in one year. Most changes were minor and amounted to a shuffling of the deck chairs. However, there were a couple of big jumps that meant new members in the Top 10 for Research and...
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    MD What is "noise" versus being realistic (residency & career)?

    Hello, This is my first post, so feel free to redirect this thread or let me know if I need to change anything! When I was first accepted, I was incredibly overjoyed at the opportunity: I am the first in my family to attend a grad school of any kind, and this is a huge opportunity--not just...
  12. bschaefer97

    Mayo Clinic Medical School - Arizona

    Does anyone know how the new Mayo medical school in AZ will stand up against other MD programs across the country? I assume it will take a while for it to gain any sort of prestige, but just wondering if it would be worth applying to for admission in 2019. Thanks for any help!
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    MSAR vs startclass

    What are your thoughts regarding MSAR vs startclass?
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    Big name school or local?

    I was recently accepted to the University of Michigan Wayne State. I'm having an incredibly hard time choosing between UofM and WSU. What would you do?
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    Be straight: Specializing and Gunners

    Everyday I sit in class and I can't help and see the wheels spinning on the gunners who live to one-up their classmates each day. I decided to make an account and ask this because its been on my mind. I intend on specializing and I am somewhat certain I am in the top 20%. I overheard some of my...
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    UNC v. Texas A&M

    I've narrowed it down to two schools, but could use some advice on what may or may not be better based on the experience of others. I loved both schools and they were my top choices after interviewing! That's why it is such a hard choice...I'll list what I see as pro's and con's to both schools...
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    2015 Doximity Overall Residency Rankings

    Hey all, I was bored this time of year, and I know there are a lot of opinions on the legitimacy of the Doximity residency rankings. However, we don't really have much else to go on and LOTS of programs/attendings are taking these rankings very seriously now (as opposed to the first year)...
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    Compilation of Dental School Rankings

    It seems to be a fairly popular topic here on the Pre-Dental forums of SDN, and it was of interest to me when I started researching dental schools, so I decided to gather as many sites with rankings as I could find that looked objective and reasonably credible, and then consolidate the data...
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    Miami Vs Mayo-Florida Neurology

    Hey everyone. I need some advice from people who know more than I. This thread is really more about program styles than these schools specifically. I interviewed at both and REALLY like both programs, people were great at both programs. I'm going to rank these as my top 2 but I can't put one in...
  20. bobtheweazel

    Podiatric College Appeal Index

    UPDATE: I've added the 4-year graduation rate into the equations, updated cost figures, and made two separate overall indexes—a quality index which is independent of cost and an appeal index which is dependent of cost. I've been trying to find an objective comparison of the podiatric colleges...
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    How Are SDN School Rankings Determined?

    Hey guys, I was browsing the SDN School Rankings page at: http://schools.studentdoctor.net/ My question is: how are the rankings (1-5) determined? 1 is the best, and 5 is the worst, but there are no indications of how this tier ranking is determined. It must be different from US News because...