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Hey guys! I have recently been accepted into some decent Midwest schools such as University of Iowa, University of Minnesota, etc... should I consider going to Boston University for an interview? The plane ticket itself will cost a fortune, so is Boston University School of Medicine worth it?? (I'm from the Midwest...but would maybe want to checkout living on the Eastcoast)
 

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Hey guys! I have recently been accepted into some decent Midwest schools such as University of Iowa, University of Minnesota, etc... should I consider going to Boston University for an interview? The plane ticket itself will cost a fortune, so is Boston University School of Medicine worth it?? (I'm from the Midwest...but would maybe want to checkout living on the Eastcoast)
Go if you would regret not going. If you think you might be happy there then check it out. Just remember, there aren't any 'do-overs'.
 

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Hey guys! I have recently been accepted into some decent Midwest schools such as University of Iowa, University of Minnesota, etc... should I consider going to Boston University for an interview? The plane ticket itself will cost a fortune, so is Boston University School of Medicine worth it?? (I'm from the Midwest...but would maybe want to checkout living on the Eastcoast)
I turned down my Boston interview for pretty much your reasons - gotten into some other decent schools+flying to boston is expensive+Boston SOM is expensive+living in Boston itself is freaking expensive.

But if you have the $$, then why not.
 

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Go if you would regret not going. If you think you might be happy there then check it out. Just remember, there aren't any 'do-overs'.
This. If there's no chance you'll go to BU, don't go on the interview. If there is, then a plane ticket is a small price to pay.
 

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One thing to note is that I think the admissions data seems a little bit higher than it really is because they have many seats in the class set aside for graduate students and students who go through their own programs including BU undergrads. Just seemed that way to me last year.