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Meharry???

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by rambo2006, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. rambo2006

    rambo2006 Be a DDS or die trying
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    Hello, anyone know any good or bad info in regard to Meharry? I did some research, the cost of living in Nashville seems to be among the lowest in the US.

    thanks
     
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  3. Heavyd22

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    I personally haven't visited the school, but someone I talked to went there and said the clinics were in really bad shape (clinic chairs had rips in the seat). I would suggest going to their website and reading some of the interview feedback on SDN. Good luck.
     
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    i interviewed there when i was applying. honestly, i was not impressed with the program at all. to begin with, the interviewer kept telling me why i should do explore the feild of marine bio, bio, chem, etc as oppsed to dentistry.
    secondly, the school was in a really bad location. as a guy i would be scared walking around there at night.
    finally, the school is comprised of 99% african americans. now i have nothing against the race african american. however, i'd rather go somewhere more diverse than meharry, ucsf, etc


    now on the positive side, i do have a freind that goes there. he is pretty happy and doing well. he recently took his NBE1 after his 1st year and did very well. so as far as education is concerned, the school will prepare you. but so could any other school.
     
  5. rambo2006

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    thanks for the info :)
     
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    I did research at Meharry this past summer for eight weeks and I loved the school. The environment surrounding the school is really not as bad as "perfect3435" made it out to be! Campus police are extremely visible and the campus has the lowest crime rate in comparison to any of the other campuses in the city (yes including Vanderbilt). So I would advise you to visit the school and draw your own conclusion. Good Luck! ;)
     
  7. Legacy

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    Don't judge a book by its cover. A Harvard dental student and a Meharry dental student both end up practicing dentistry.

    I'm not African-American but I applied to Meharry anyway. That's one more card in the hat for obtaining a dental education.

    And someone mentioned Meharry lacking in diversity? Tsk, tsk. :thumbdown:

    Perhaps Lipscomb and Vanderbilt have more of the Nashville diversity you're looking for.
     
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    I applied and have very good stats. however, I am white and they did not call me for an interview.

    That sorta makes me want to be racist.

    Is that bad? Oh well.
     
  9. Legacy

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    Poorer urban communities need health care like everyone else. This is case in point, relative to educated members from these communities capable of practicing health care. Your perception of the status quo or governmental mechanisms that facilitate some patients residing in projects while others live in mansions can further aid you in becoming as rational or pathetic as you see fit to become.

    This certainly makes me care less what you kind of want to be. After all, I didn't write your personal statement which either did or did not make light of your intentions, whatever they are.

    If I never hear from Meharry, then it was another card in the hat. And imho a great city to boot.
     

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