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California resident, ucirvine or oregon?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by yaoming, Jun 29, 2002.

  1. yaoming

    yaoming Banned Banned

    Jun 26, 2002
    What is your vote for me?
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  3. Hero

    Hero Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Mar 4, 2002
    as a cali resident who's seen OHSU, i'd picked OHSU over UCI. I also find OHSU environment more attractive. Plus OHSU offers excellent primary care training, if that is where your interests lie.
  4. none

    none 1K Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 27, 2001
    Neither is very popular on the USN&WR research rankings, although UCI has been able to snag an MSTP grant whereas OHSU still hasn't. I'd go with UCI (and did). It's a whole lot cheaper and has MUCH better weather.
  5. PrincessCKNY

    PrincessCKNY Crown Royal Member 7+ Year Member

    Jan 10, 2002
    I agree that UCI is better (Go anteaters!), but realistically, I think the two schools are even in regards to chances of getting in.

    Just my opinion, since I saw my friend w/ AMAZING stats (we live in CA) get rejected by all CA schools and got in to OHSU.
  6. yaoming

    yaoming Banned Banned

    Jun 26, 2002
    I got in both schools already. I just wanted to know which I should pick. Thank you guys.
  7. bruinkid

    bruinkid Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    May 31, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
    uci isn't ranked in the top 50, but ohsu is #2 in primary care. that certainly shows it's excellent! i would go for ohsu!
  8. CT

    CT Member 10+ Year Member

    Nov 19, 2000
    Let us know what you decide!
  9. yaoming

    yaoming Banned Banned

    Jun 26, 2002
    Tough one isnt it? Hehe. I'll let you guys know after a little bit of more voting. Maybe I'll just be like Who Wants to be a Millionaire and go with the audience. !!!
  10. Bamboozeled

    Bamboozeled Member 7+ Year Member

    May 23, 2002
    Los Angeles
    congrats on both of your choices!!!

    I have a friend that goes to OHSU and he absolutely loves it! and UCI is a great school!

    here is the residency match list for OHSU, I couldn't find one for UCI:

    Match List for OHSU

    if you look at the list, they have people matching to stanford, UCSF, U of Washing and U of Michigan!!

    it is a great school and ranked #2nd in primary care!!! congrats, my friend loves it there...I wish you the best with your decision
  11. Drako

    Drako Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 10, 2001
    Northern CA
    Accepted to both...result:

    UCI Class of 2006
  12. thm

    thm Junior Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 23, 2001
    San Francisco
    A good friend of mine had to make the same decision two years ago. She was planning to go to OSHU, but then got into UCI off the waitlist in late July. She was originally really excited about OSHU, but the opportunity to save lots of money, and in her case, to be near family, won out and she chose UCI. I think the money is really a big deal, which no one has mentioned so far. OSHU isn't cheap. My friend is very happy at UCI and doesn't regret her choice.

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