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    UCSF (IS) vs. OHSU (OOS)

    Hi SDN! Had pre-Dec interviews for 5 schools and got accepted to 4! I withdrew my acceptance to Touro and USC is too expensive to be an appealing choice so I'm now between UCSF and OHSU. I don't really have financial support from family, so I plan on paying for school through loans and any aid...
  2. AsianNotBsian

    UNC-Chapel Hill vs UCSF

    Does anyone have any thoughts on UNC-Chapel Hill vs UCSF? They’re my top two that I’m trying to start deciding between just in case, as I’ve been accepted to one and have an interview coming up with the other. I know some main differences I’ve seen are cost of living, rotation locations, and...
  3. H

    UCSF/SFSU PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT: Academic Influence and Career Trajectory

    Hello all! I need some help with this supplemental question from UCSF. " UCSF/SFSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive graduate student population. Diversity refers to the variety of experiences and perspectives that arise from differences in race, culture, religion, mental or physical...
  4. L

    UCSF VS Yale

    Hi Everyone, I am extremely fortunate to have the option to be choosing between UCSF and Yale. To help create a better picture on what I want to do in medical school and in the future, let me give you certain things I want to do. I really want to work with minorities, but not be limited to just...
  5. C

    Harvard (HST/Pathways) vs. Stanford vs. UCSF vs. Columbia

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  6. A

    CSUS vs UCSF/SFSU

    Greetings all, I have been fortunate enough to be referred for acceptance into two of my top choices, Sacramento State University and San Francisco State's joint DPT program; however, I am currently indecisive whether which one to attend and need a little push in either direction. I have a...
  7. lifeofpaula

    *** The Official UCSF School of Dentistry Class of 2024 Interview/Acceptance Thread ***

    Good luck to everyone! Link to interview prep: University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry Interview Feedback ----> Be sure to give feedback on your interview to help future applicants! Last year's thread: *** The Official UCSF School of Dentistry Class of 2023...
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    Current UCSF students advice?

    I'm currently writing my supplemental application for UCSF and would love to talk to some current students about your program! If anyone is willing to spare a few minutes to answer a few of my questions, I'd really appreciate it thank you!
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    UCSF MSTP vs Gates Scholarship

    Hi Everyone! I'm incredibly fortunate to have received acceptances from both UCSF and the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship for a PhD in Computer Science at Cambridge University (waitlisted UCSF MSTP). If I went to UCSF I would send a strong LOI and likely convert to MSTP later if not accepted...
  10. B

    UCSF vs Vanderbilt(scholarship)

    Hello everyone! I am having trouble deciding between these two great medical schools. I am really interested in Orthopedic surgery so whichever program gives me an advantage in matching is a plus. My scholarship at Vanderbilt is full tuition so that would save me a lot of debt! UCSF financial...
  11. H

    UCSF vs Gates Scholarship (plz help)

    Hi Everyone! I'm incredibly fortunate to have received acceptances from both UCSF and the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship for a PhD in Computer Science at Cambridge University (waitlisted UCSF MSTP). If I went to UCSF I would send a strong LOI and likely convert to MSTP later if not accepted...
  12. T

    UCSF & CNU vs. MCW & MCW: What Should My SO do?

    Super confusing title I know lol. I've been WL at UCSF (dream school) and WL at MCW. My SO was accepted to CNU & MCW. S/he is trying to figure out where to commit. We want to be with/near each other and are both from CA. Is it inappropriate for me to contact my WL schools to see what my...
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    Community Service/Clinical Hours Question?

    Hi all, I am applying to dental school in the summer, and I had a question regarding community service hours. I volunteer in a dental clinic, and I have probably accumulated over 100 hours. The clinic serves underprivileged minorities. Also, I tutored underprivileged children at a...
  14. B

    USC vs. UCSF

    I would whole heartedly appreciate any input anyone has on which of these physical therapy programs I should attend. I was accepted to USC with a 10k scholarship but of course, UCSF cheaper still, but not by much since I am out of state. They differ in about 30k for me. Any input and explanation...
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    UCSF/SFSU 2019 DPT Decisions

    Has anyone heard back from UCSF?
  16. lumpsnotforsale

    UCSF (IS) vs. UOP

    Summary: I am waiting to hear back from the Air Force, if I do not receive the HPSP scholarship, UOP is off the table. I am interested in specializing/research but it's not something I'm dead set on. If I pick UCSF I will likely try to postpone the HPSP for 1 year and use savings to pay for the...
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    UCSF (no scholarship) vs Pritzker (1/2 tuition)

    I'm incredibly fortunate to have been accepted to some great schools this cycle - I am still waiting to hear back on a few (Pitt, Cornell, Duke, and Mount Sinai) but as of right now my heart is struggling to decide mostly between UCSF and UChicago. My decision may change depending on remaining...
  18. N

    POSTBACC /masters for LOW GPA (UCSF, SFSU)

    Can anyone that has been accepted to a postbacc or masters with low GPAs, especially from UCSF or SFSU's postbacc program post their stats? I have an extremely low GPA, ~2.75, pre-dental. I do however have plenty of internship/shadowing/dental-club/leadership experience that I am hoping will...
  19. jaytani

    Utah vs. UCSF/UCLA

    Yesterday was the deadline to put a deposit at Utah and so I put down 1000 there. But after doing more thinking, now I think I might want to go to one of my state schools. Deadline for a deposit is tomorrow. Here we go. Utah (IS tuition, I go to a Utah school and qualify for IS tuition): PRO...
  20. D

    Poll: UNC vs University of Michigan vs UCSF?

    Hi all, I have been fortunate to have been accepted into UNC and University of Michigan. Both schools are out of state so tuition is both 40k/year for me. Both are very well known for pharmacy. If you were me, which school would you pick and why?
  21. LindaAccepted

    Medical UCSF School of Medicine Secondary Application Essay Tips

    “At UCSF, our mission is to advance health worldwide, and we are attracting some of the nation’s best and brightest students to help us achieve that goal. One of the reasons our students come to UCSF is to work in a culture of discovery and innovation.” The feeling that applicants often get...
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    Missed UCSF 4-Week Deadline. Should I still apply?

    I applied to 26 schools and sorted all the secondary invites into a separate email folder so I could see which schools I needed to actually do. I was completely overwhelmed in July by secondary invites so I tried my best to find and write the ones that were due first (which ended up being the 3...
  23. swadds77

    *** The Official UCSF School of Dentistry Class of 2023 Interview/Acceptance Thread ***

    Hey guys, I didn't see a thread for this school specifically yet, so I decided to create this one! Link to interview prep: University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry Interview Feedback ----> Be sure to give feedback on your interview to help future applicants! :) *edited by...
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    How does UCSF SOD Drug Test their students?

    Hey Everyone, Sorry if this is a dumb question but I cant seem to find a definitive answer anywhere. I was recently admitted to the UCSF SOD and was wondering if we had to perform a drug screening through a third party company like Certphi as part of a background check before arriving? Or...
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    519 & 3.96 - Cali schools? Baylor?

    Hi! I just applied for this 2019 cycle and I would greatly appreciate some input as to which schools to strike from my current list and which schools to add. I'm interested in going to school in California, but I know that's a pretty tough sell for OOS students. Particularly those who do not...
  26. L

    UCSF vs. Hopkins

    I was accepted to UCSF during the regular cycle and got off the waitlist at Hopkins--so I feel like I have a little less info for there since I wasn't at the second look. Cost is still TBD because I'm waiting on my Hopkins estimate but I expect it to come out close unless the aid is super...
  27. C4C

    UCSF "100% Clinical" Positions

    This past week I have received emails from three separate recruiters encouraging me to look at "100% clinical" positions at UCSF. I've never considered an academic position, but I probably shouldn't dismiss this one without first getting some details. Problem is, I don't trust recruiters, so...
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    School list

    I know this question is always asked, but I would like some help with choosing schools to apply to. Stats: 1. 23 DAT AA, 21 P, 20 QR, 20 RC, 25 Bio, 23 GC, 26 OC, 24 TS 2. North Dakota Resident (We don't have a dental school, so I plan to apply largely to WICHE schools because I get money and...
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    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...
  30. S

    UCSF vs Mount Sinai

    Mount Sinai Pros Location is ideal. I am interested in working with diverse and under-serve populations so working and living in very close proximity to Harlem sounds amazing. Also, being close to Central Park is a plus. Born n raised in NY, so family, friends, and SO are here Will be ~60K in...
  31. M

    Renting San Francisco room near UCSF, $1675, short term, starting May 1st

    I have a fully furnished room. It is close to the UCSF Parnassus campus (1 mile walk) with plenty of buses/trains directly to the hospital, where you can take the shuttle to other UCSF sites. Downtown SF is 30 min by public transit and we are close by to other hospitals (Kaiser, CPMC). We...
  32. K

    Hello! I am looking for an assistant for the wreb exam in may at UCSF. Anyone have any suggestions?

    Hello! I am looking for an assistant for the wreb exam in may at UCSF. Anyone have any suggestions? Where can I get patients? or is anyone interested in becoming a patient? we do free Diagnostics and Xrays at our office and if qualified, we will offer free treatments or compensation. Thank you!
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    Western or UCSF

    Hi, I wanted to get some input from any dental students or alumni from these schools. The price difference will be around 50k with sf being the cheaper option. Right now, I am interested in pursuing general dentistry, but am open to specializing. My main concern is how clinically competent I...
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    UCSF or Duke DPT

    hey everyone! so i recently was accepted to UCSF's dpt program and am now deciding between UCSF or Duke, and would really appreciate any thoughts/feedback UCSF pros: - its in SF, close to LA (where I live now and have a lot of friends/support) - great healthcare school all around -...
  35. N

    Midestern Arizona dental school Vs UCSF dental school

    Hey Everyone, I am debating between UCSF and Midwestern. UCSF has the name recognition that is useful for apply for specialization and for jobs in academia. San Francisco city is super beautiful and offers so much to do. dental program is okay. it is not the strongest clinically. their...
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    Mayo clinic vs UCSF pediatrics?

    Hi everyone, I am currently interviewing and leaning towards UCSF and Mayo Clinic as top choices but I still don't know which to rank first. I am wondering if anyone with more info may be able to comment here. I know UCSF is highly ranked (7th in country it appears) but Mayo Clinic is ranked...
  37. Dre@mer

    UCSF pharmacy class of 2021, applied Nov. Fall 2017

    I could not find a thread for UCSF so I wanted to start one, I am assuming since they are a three year curriculum now the class is the same as last years threads. I applied November 2017. Has anyone gotten interview invites yet?!
  38. Dre@mer

    UCSF pharmacy class of 2021

    I could not find a thread for UCSF so I wanted to start one. Has anyone gotten interview invites yet?!
  39. LindaAccepted

    Medical UCSF School of Medicine Secondary Application Essay Tips

    “At UCSF, our mission is to advance health worldwide, and we are attracting some of the nation’s best and brightest students to help us achieve that goal. One of the reasons our students come to UCSF is to work in a culture of discovery and innovation.” The feeling that applicants often get...
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    PharmCAS: Ongoing class at UCB Extension so transcript was placed on hold; what do I do?

    Hello everyone! This is my first post so I'm hoping I'm doing this right lol I'm freaking out right about now. I thought I submitted everything to PharmCAS on time by the November 1st deadline. I requested all 4 of my transcripts at the end of September. It turns out one of them was placed on...