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  1. Noitcelfer

    Noitcelfer Junior Member

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    Would a degree in finance (from a highly regarded UG business school) be looked down upon for admissions? Or would it be a boon due being somewhat unique? Please share your experiences/opinions.
     
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    unique and more than likely a plus, as long as you can explain why you chose to major in it, and also as long as you have some healthcare/volunteer/research experience to indicate that you know what you're getting yourself into
     
  4. Gleevec

    Gleevec Peter, those are Cheerios
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    It is probably not a plus nor a negative. Pure liberal arts majors tend to get a plus for being unique, but 2 of my friends who are business majors who applied had trouble in the interview process. The interviewers thought they were in it just for the money and that medicine was a backup due to stagnating economy. One of them still got in though, but it was probably due to extracurriculars. I really dont think business/econ/finance counts as a unique major in the same way as english or philosophy or political science is, but it cant be any "worse" than biology. Your other attributes will help you greatly though, more than likely.
     

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