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Med schools and major universities

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by UCMonkey, Mar 20, 2002.

  1. UCMonkey

    UCMonkey Senior Member
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    OK, what do you guys think of this...

    Do you see any benefit to going to a med school part of a major university (i.e. Ohio State or the UC's) vs. one that is just a med/health professions school (like CMS/Finch or MCW)? I'm thinking there has to be something to this.
     
  2. Doctora Foxy

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    Anything associated with an undergrad means more people, more opportunities, more going on. If you're a guy, it means more women to choose from (hehe I like to rob the cradle sometimes though <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> )

    Perks that I see are things like better facilities to use such as the gym, libraries, etc.

    IMHO I would prefer it to be associated with an undergrad, but beggars can't be choosers :D
     
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  3. THE instiGATOR

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    Schools without undergrads are great! All attention is given to you as a med student. Smaller universities (with undergrads), however, might be best. You have all the pirks Foxy talked about and special attention. Massive schools like Ohio State, UF, etc... are probably the worst (even thought they do have semi-separate med schools).

    Whatever school you get into is the best...so I hear. <img border="0" alt="[Laughy]" title="" src="graemlins/laughy.gif" />
     
  4. matthew0126

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    cradle robbin is the best!!! :D :D

    er well... as long as she's 18+ (hey, i'm 21 so that's okay!) hehehehehehehehheeeee

    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Doctora Foxy:
    <strong>Anything associated with an undergrad means more people, more opportunities, more going on. If you're a guy, it means more women to choose from (hehe I like to rob the cradle sometimes though <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> )

    Perks that I see are things like better facilities to use such as the gym, libraries, etc.

    IMHO I would prefer it to be associated with an undergrad, but beggars can't be choosers :D </strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">
     
  5. Whisker Barrel Cortex

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    I think there are adavantages and disadvantages. Some of the good aspects of the major University affiliated schools are that there are usually better non medical facilities, more people around if you are single, and that you can take classes from other departement much easier (although not many do this.

    I think having a stand alone med school has the advantage of not having their budget tied to the undergrad (which I have heard can result in problems for funding) and that there is more of a dedication to medicine because that's all there is there.

    Going to MCW, I did miss having the university amenities <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" /> around but felt that the quality of my education was highly valued and the admin was very receptive to our requests.
     
  6. WaitingImpatiently

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Doctora Foxy:
    <strong>IMHO I would prefer it to be associated with an undergrad, but beggars can't be choosers :D </strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">You can say that again...

    I guess I still need the college atmosphere for med school, but right now, ANY acceptance would make me smile.
     
  7. PelicanMan

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    I would say a school with an undergrad is better because more opportunities.

    Got athletics, etc.
     
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