I need help deciding!!!

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  1. mandykat

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    I know it is getting really close, but I just can't decide between UCLA and UCSD!!! I think both are good schools in good locations, and I don't know which I should go to! I would greatly appreciate any opinions or advice!!!!

    Signed,
    cant make a decision
     
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  3. Wanna_B_Scutty

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    I wouldn't normally recommend this, but if you're truly undecided after considering curriculum, culture, student body, location, and tuition, you might as well factor in national reputation. And that would render UCLA the winner.
     
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    The curriculum at UCLA is amazing. I'm not a student here yet, but I like: only 2 hrs of lecuture a day, problem-based learning (i.e., a case study once a week), weekly non-graded quizzes to help you stay on top of things. UCLA also has one of the best medical centers on the West Coast. The P/F system is low stress too. Everyone seems happy here. You can't go wrong with UCLA.
     
  5. Mr. Belding

    Mr. Belding The Dude abides
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    Take the blue pill.
     
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    Neither are in the top 10. Retake the MCAT and reapply next year
     
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    Funky This space is for sale
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    Go UCLA for the football + basketball programs
     
  8. EndSong

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    UCLA hands down. People just seemed miserable at UCSD, 9 to 5 lectures, ick.
     
  9. the12thmd

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    2 hours of lecture a day versus 9 to 5 lectures? Is that even true?

    If so, that would send ME to UCLA in a heartbeat...

    :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:
     
  10. TheAmazingGOB

    TheAmazingGOB It ain't easy bein' white
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    Go to whichever school is cheaper and matches better in the specialties you are interested in. I envy you as, to me, the decision seems like "Which should I buy, a BMW or a Mercedes?"
     
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    i would say it's more like "should I buy a Honda or a Mercedes?"

    UCLA ftw!
     
  12. sendwich

    sendwich you rock!
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    UCLA, hands down. folks at UCSD are known to be unhappier.

    plus, you'll be in LA!!!
     
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    I vote UCLA...more people know it...UCSD people are like okay...UCLA people are like sweet
     
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    jstuds_66 Free cat to a good home
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    You suck!

    Signed,
    15 Primaries, 14 Secondaries, 3 Interviews, 1 waitlist and hoping....
     
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    your cat is creepy.
     
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    :thumbup: san diego lifestyle is amazing, UCSD has been moving up every year in rankings, while UCLA fell, UCSD has an amazing program, excelleent board scores and an amazing faculty!!

    GO TO UCSD!

    UCSD UCSD UCSD
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    ucla traffic sux, horrible pollution, expensive as hell and questionable acceptances... plus the campus is disorganized...
     
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    UCLA- save yourself the cost of the anti-depressants.
     
  18. pennybridge

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    hahaha. yeah, not like UCSD....:idea:

    UCLA students stay in one building. hell, in one CORNER of one building. they just go up and down elevators all day :laugh:
     
  19. GuzzyRon

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    UCSD? Sounds like the name of a disease...like an STD or something.


    Seems like a more appropriate title for this thread would have been "UCSD bashing fiesta" :D
     
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    haha wow. i didnt know i would have such an overwhelming response for UCLA! I was def leaning towards UCLA, but just haven't been able to say no to UCSD bc it is a really good school. thanks for all of the serious responses!
     
  21. baylormed

    baylormed On the Search
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    I vote to make this post the "Best Articulated Post" on SDN.
     
  22. portero23

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    Serious response: UCLA for sure (for all the reasons above), then tell Dean Kelly at UCSD to give your spot to me! :D

    -P23
     
  23. lina123321

    lina123321 ralph: im a unitard
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    or cut the blue wire:laugh: :laugh: ...wait, why does the answer always involve the color blue?
     
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    no, no go to UCSD to I can go to UCLA!
     

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