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Baylor vs. U. Chicago

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by GS, Feb 25, 2002.

  1. GS

    GS Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 11, 2001
    Darn, the decision is so tough. On the one thing it would be so much cheaper to go to Baylor and it is higher ranked, but I get the feeling that U. Chicago has a better reputation and better residency placement. What do yall think?
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  3. sar520

    sar520 Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 14, 2001
    check your private messages
  4. Trek

    Trek Grand Uranium Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 23, 2001
    The Big House
    Gotta be Baylor (cos Trek will most likely be there next year. Love you major!) --Trek
  5. liberty

    liberty Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 16, 2001
    chi-town is where it's at.
  6. Spyder007

    Spyder007 Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 5, 2001
    Ofcourse, both are great schools and you can't go wrong in terms of setting up your career at either one of them. Other intangibles aside (proximity to family, weather(the Chicago winters will freeze your nuts off), cost of living, etc) my impression is that both schools have similar reputations and it would be hard for anyone to say that one school is "undeniably" more reputable than the other. Going off name and rep alone in the case of these two schools would be difficult.

    I personally liked Baylor better.
  7. Jalby

    Jalby I fight crime at day when Batman are sleeping. 10+ Year Member

    I personally would go with Baylor. I feel the schools are about equal, but the cost of Baylor pushes it over the top.
  8. Hallm_7

    Hallm_7 Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 17, 2002
    Looking at the poll numbers, I don't think this poll is going to help.......49% to 51%. pretty even
  9. Trek

    Trek Grand Uranium Member 7+ Year Member

    Aug 23, 2001
    The Big House
    Just reflecting that they're equally great schools. Like others have said, i think this one is more of a preference issue than a quality issue. I thought chicago was AWESOME when i went there (in no small part due to the true p/f and cool students), but baylor for me is 1/5th of the price and only 2 hours from my folks and sister. --Trek

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