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1 yr vs. 2yr MS

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Spiderman [RNA Ladder 2003], Nov 6, 2002.

  1. Spiderman [RNA Ladder 2003]

    Spiderman [RNA Ladder 2003] Platinum Member
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    Apr 8, 2002
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    I was thinking if it would make any difference for the med schools if I enrol in one or two-years MS program. Are there advantages/disadvantage in either of them?
  2. ItNeverEnds

    ItNeverEnds Senior Member
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    Jun 23, 2002
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    Most of those M.A./M.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences, Physiology, etc., are 1-2 years in length. The M.A. in Medical Sciences program at BU is advertised as a 1-year program, but nearly all students are there for 2 years, working on their theses. The advertisement is a ploy to squeeze another $35,000 out of your bank account, not to mention the $10,000 you need to live in Boston.

    Some other programs may indeed be one year in length.

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