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Big decision, U of M or Nova Southeastern

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by xx, Feb 19, 2001.

  1. xx

    xx New Member

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    I am going crazy trying to decide what school to attend! Nova Southeastern is in such a nice area, has great campus, and the climate is awsome. U of M has a great rep, but the climate sucks. U of M is also almost $60,000 cheaper than Nova because I am a Michigan Resident. I never plan to practice in Michigan an plan on moving to Flordia, so if I stay in MI I will have to take two boards. Is there anyone who has chosen one of these schools over the other and could you please let me know what your determing factors were. Thanks!
     
  2. Seems like you're leaning towards Nova already and since your going to practice in Florida, Nova is going to prepare you better for the Florida licensing exam. You'll also get to know some local dentists and possibly have a job lined up before you even graduate.
    Go where you feel you'll be happy for 4 years and try not to worry about the cost.

    Good luck on your decision
     
  3. DrDMD05

    DrDMD05 Senior Member
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    I second dds2b's opinion/post. 60k is alot of money but not too much. besides look at all the money you will save on only taking one board exam! [​IMG]
     
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  4. katt

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    How much does it cost to take the a board exam?
     
  5. DrDMD05

    DrDMD05 Senior Member
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    katt i was being sarcastic .... im not totally sure but its no where near 60k
    probably 500-1000 bucks? anyone know for sure?
     
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    It is not so much the $$$$ he'd save from taking one board as much as it is only having to take one board!
     
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  7. i believe the NERBs is $895 and $25 extra for each score sent out, if you choose to apply for postgrad programs. Not to sure about the cost of the Florida exam.
     
  8. DrDMD05

    DrDMD05 Senior Member
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    Thanks dds2b,
    you should change your handle to dmd2b haha. have a great "break" untill we start in aug. are you finishing up school or are you already done? im taking the rest of my requirements, bowling (the greatest class iv ever had) computer lit, american lit, and histology! talk to you later.
     
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    DMD VS DDS...oh well same difference, I wasn't sure where I was going to end up when I chose my user ID.
    I'm just finishing up my last 4 classes for my bachelors degree and yes they're non-science, GPA boosting, phys ed courses. My toughest course is a 3 credit research paper course I have to finish before the term ends.
    Basically, I have tues and thurs off and I'm just trying to stay relaxed before the hectic schedule starts in Aug.

    ttyl

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  10. DrDMD05

    DrDMD05 Senior Member
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    Good deal dds2b. Well I sorta had Tufts picked out before i even started undergrad so i kinda knew. haha .... well i hope we get lots of rest so we can be on the top next year.
     
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