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Meharry anyone?????

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Fernj75, Apr 4, 2002.

  1. Fernj75

    Fernj75 Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 17, 2001
    Queens, NY
    Has anyone else been accepted to Meharry Medical College and is planning on going there? Also those that have been interviewed please give me your overall feeling towards the school. Thank you.
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  3. Jerzeegrl

    Jerzeegrl Member 7+ Year Member

    Mar 24, 2002
    I am on the waitlist, but I absolutely loved Meharry. Everyone was friendly and it seems like a supportive school. Congratulations
  4. Aria111

    Aria111 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 12, 2001
    I loved Meharry when I visited. I was accepted and would have taken the offer if only Meharry wasn't located in Nashville! Other than the city, I thought the school was great, and I was very impressed with the students, faculty, and the supportive, encouraging, and non-competitive atmosphere. I felt immediately at home and would have enjoyed being at Meharry for 4 years. I figure that medical school is tough enough, why not try to be in a place where the atmosphere (i.e. the people) make it easier, not harder?
  5. Fernj75

    Fernj75 Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 17, 2001
    Queens, NY
    I got the same vibes when I visited the school in November. I was impressed with the morale the students exhibited. Everyone including the security guards was extremely pleasant and supportive. The only qualm I have is the location, being from such a big city such as New York, it might take a while to get accustomed to living in Nashville. Besides that it seems like a place where I can get a really good medical education.
  6. kylie

    kylie Member 7+ Year Member

    Mar 16, 2002
    meharry is great! the family atmosphere is not fake: it's the real deal. TRUST ME. Take advantage of all the knowledge from the faculty, especially that which has nothing to do with medicine, but with life. Best wishes...
  7. med student

    med student Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 6, 2001
    New York
    Meharry does have some of the positive points listed but I figured I should add the two problems I saw at the school. First there board pass rate is ~70% compared to the national average of 90%. Second I remember hearing that finances are a little tighter at the school than other places because they have less funding than most other schools. But overall it was not a bad place I just think it is important to hear both the positives and the negatives of the school.

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