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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by uclaguy32, Nov 30, 2005.

  1. uclaguy32

    uclaguy32 Member
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    Hey guys... I got accepted to UIC and am thinking about cancelling some interviews. I have interviews at NYMC, Albany, Drexel, and Jefferson... is there any really big reason why I should go to one of these. I am also interviewing at NYU and Cornell, so I thought that I could just go to the other school, which I already have scheduled, at the same time. But I also dont want to take a space if I probably wouldnt attend? Any suggestions?
     
  2. unicorn06

    unicorn06 Senior Member
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    The only reason I can think of is financial aid. If one of these other schools gave you a full ride or a much better package than UIC, would you attend? If so, you might want to do the interviews since you'll be in NYC anyway.
     
  3. thinknofu3

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    Well, I'll have you know that when I found out I got into UIC I turned down an interview at Penn. I know you all probably think I'm insane, but location is a deal breaker for me. You just have to decide on the criteria that are important to you.
     
  4. jbone

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    Yes, so we can all have a chance. Congrats on the acceptance!!
     
  5. medicomel

    medicomel Purveyor of short posts.
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    I'm assuming you're OOS? UIC's tuition is insane!!! With that said, I don't blame you, 'cuz it's an amazing school. I'm in the process of sending all my stuff in for matriculation. Maybe I'll see you there in the fall!

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  6. scneuro

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    If you are sure that you wouldn't attend one of these schools over the school where you are holding the acceptance, then you should cancel your interview(s) and free up a spot for another applicant. I know it's scary to cancel interviews, but I think it's relieved stress for me in doing so b/c now you know you're in and you don't have to keep running about to interviews so you can save a little money and focus on the other aspects of your life.
     
  7. uclaguy32

    uclaguy32 Member
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    What is an OOS?
     
  8. jbrice1639

    jbrice1639 Cub Fan, Bud Man
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    out of state.
     
  9. willow18

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    Of course you cancel. I need that spot!! :D
     
  10. Lorrayne

    Lorrayne Senior Member
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    I would definitely cancel, especially because you are going to your higher-ranked schools on the same trip. Interviewing can be exhausting (no matter the school), and you want to be on top of your game for the interviews that matter more.
     

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