Are computers manditory yet?

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  1. hippuppy

    hippuppy Member

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    I am about to upgrade my computer and am wondering if some schools have made them manditory or recommended laptop or desktop? I know that Nova requires the law students to have a laptop, but I am not sure about the med programs. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

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  3. Yosh

    Yosh Livin' in the WINDY CITY

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    At Western University/COMP...they are mandatory, they use them at UNECOM as well....
    I am not sure about other schools though....none of the other Osteopathic schools require them that I am aware of...if there are specific schools you are interested in..you shoudl contact them directly....
     
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    I believe computers are required at LECOM, KCOM, and UHS started requiring them this year too.
     
  5. hippuppy

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    Drewdo, So I guess that would be laptops? Please explain.

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    Billie An Oldie but a Goodie...

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    WVSOM requires laptops before you go on rotations.

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  7. drewdo

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    LECOM and KCOM are hard-wired for laptops in their lecture rooms and I believe require or strongly recommend first-years have laptops. UHS, where I'm starting this fall, sent me a letter recently explaining that computers will be required starting this year and have allowed an extra $1500 (Fed loan budget) for a desktop or $2000 for a laptop. They want you to be able to routinely access their intranet, but I'm not sure if they've hard-wired the lecture rooms yet or if they are even planning on it.
     
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    UNECOM is setup with the traditional LAN system as well as the wireless LAN. They reqire everyone to have a laptop.
     
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    AZCOM strongly recommends laptops.
     

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