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how 'bout them polish med schools???

Discussion in 'General International Discussion' started by kd5, Jan 8, 2001.

  1. kd5

    kd5 New Member

    Jan 7, 2001
    Fl, U.S.A.
    HI! I've recently heard that two polish med. schools (one in krakow and one in pozan) have four year m.d. programs that are taught in english. This is obviously targetting the american and canadian students who are forced to look elsewhere than the U.S.
    However, if one were to have family there, does anyone have any news/info about whether considering either of these schools is a possibly good idea or a bad idea? The schools boast high usmle I & II pass rates...but how believable can these be? since i have family in poland, this may be a better investment than a carib. med. school...i think.
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  3. Annette

    Annette gainfully employed Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Aug 24, 1999
    The Land of Lincoln
    I also considered a Polish school, but because the patients speak Polish, you need to be able to as well. I was told that they were quite a bargin (I was told about $5,000 for tuition over 4 years). Check with the Polish Embassy or Consulate for more info on these school. And as with all non-US schools, caveat emptor!

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