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How do you determine YOUR top choice?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by zurned, Nov 28, 2005.

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What's most important in a medical school?

  1. Price of tuition or cost of living

    9 vote(s)
    11.1%
  2. Location

    23 vote(s)
    28.4%
  3. Prestige/ranking

    20 vote(s)
    24.7%
  4. Friendly atmosphere

    29 vote(s)
    35.8%
  1. zurned

    zurned Senior Member
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    What is the most important factor for you guys when choosing a medical school to attend?
     
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  3. riceman04

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    I chose prestige/ranking but my real choice was not listed

    I am big on curriculum (early clinical exposure, incorporation of PBL, traditional lecture, etc.).
     
  4. tacrum43

    tacrum43 Behold the mighty echidna
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    Mostly it's based on whether they accept me. ;)

    I voted for friendly atmosphere, but I think that the curriculum and what the school considers important (research or clinical training, etc.) is very important too.
     
  5. MollyMalone

    MollyMalone I'm a Score Quadruplet
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    Just a suggestion, but this poll should have more choices and you should be able to vote for multiple things! I can't say that there is one factor that head and shoulders outweighs the rest... but there is a small cluster of factors that heads my list.
     
  6. prana_md

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    Um ... whoever accepts me!
     
  7. tulane06

    tulane06 Private Joker
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    Friendly atmosphere is a huge plus....we all have a little gunner in us, but it isn't nice to be surrounded by hardcore gunners for your whole med school experience.
     

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