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just how much easier

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by mikedoc, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. mikedoc

    mikedoc Junior Member 5+ Year Member

    May 28, 2006
    just how much easier is it to get in dental school than medical school?

    is it like harvard vs penn
    or harvard vs northwestern
    or more?
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  3. Green Pirate

    Green Pirate Neurotic Neuro Enthusiast 5+ Year Member

    Nov 13, 2006
  4. BrownianMotion

    BrownianMotion Einstein's Simple Diffusion 10+ Year Member

    Aug 2, 2004
    Planet Earth
    hmm, i wonder whats harder, to get into harvard dental or something like northwestern med

    or is harvard dental at a level like SLU med?
  5. mikedoc

    mikedoc Junior Member 5+ Year Member

    May 28, 2006
    i meant if you were to compare in college admission
  6. Doctor~Detroit

    Doctor~Detroit this poll sux!!! 2+ Year Member

    May 9, 2006
    it's like king kong versus godzilla.
  7. sejin8642

    sejin8642 5+ Year Member

    Oct 18, 2006
    In terms of GPA, med school is only 0.2 harder than dental school to get into.
  8. IzzyMarieDMD

    IzzyMarieDMD Member 5+ Year Member

    Apr 5, 2006
    I've just switched to pre-med from pre-dental and let me tell you, dental school is just as hard to get into as med school. In the past couple of years,the number of applications to dental school has spiked, making it more competetive. Plus you still need the good GPA and DAT scores.
  9. jojocola

    jojocola Senior Member 2+ Year Member

    May 19, 2006
    wth, which one would win? This is hilarious.
  10. Lorienne7

    Lorienne7 Austenophile 2+ Year Member

    Apparently, King Kong would though I think that's bogus. Doesn't Godzilla breathe fire or radiation or something? Seriously, how can an overgrown ape compete with that? :rolleyes:
  11. SupergreenMnM

    SupergreenMnM Peanut, not chocolate 2+ Year Member

    Mar 27, 2007
    Thats like who'd be easier to get lucky with, Amanda Bynes or Brooke Burke??
  12. crazy_cavalier

    crazy_cavalier T3-Weighted 7+ Year Member

    I'd like to point out the fact that 0.2 is a huge difference in an undergrad GPA. At one point in my academic career I had ~3.47. I had to bust ass like you wouldn't believe (maintained a GPA of 3.993 for 1.5 years) and it only rose up to barely above 3.6.
  13. UnderdogMD

    UnderdogMD Blow the Whistle!!! 7+ Year Member

    Jun 7, 2006
    Actually, they made two versions of this movie. In america King Kong won and in Japan Godzilla won. So the answer to this question and the original question is its all relative.:)
  14. DoctorHappyFeet

    DoctorHappyFeet Banned Banned

    Mar 3, 2007
    In the past few years Harvard dental has had approximately 1000 applicants for 35 seats; and they typically only have to offer 45-50 acceptances to fill those 35 spots. I'd say getting into harvard dental is more of an achievement than getting into some of the "lower-tier" medical schools.
  15. Old ortho

    Old ortho 2+ Year Member

    Mar 11, 2007
    The medium GPA of Harvard first year dental students is a little over 3.7, according to their web site.
  16. lunaire

    lunaire Hypogunner 10+ Year Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    I think it's more like an MD vs DO type of comparison.

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