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NJMS v. Einstein

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by stripes47, May 14, 2007.

  1. stripes47


    May 14, 2007
    Can anyone offer advice about which to choose? I liked NJMS-they seemd down to earth, adn have anice problem based curriculum. Also, they're much less expensive. But, Einstein has a better reputation. Is teh reputation worth it though?
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  3. Roflcopter

    Roflcopter 2+ Year Member

    Apr 18, 2007
    How much of a price difference is it going to be?
  4. stripes47


    May 14, 2007

    about 25000 v 47000
  5. njmedstudent87

    njmedstudent87 10+ Year Member

    May 14, 2007

    wow...ur lucky to have that type of choice

    umm...njms is a good med school and u are getting more money but talking to doctors they tell me prestige factors in a lot into what residency u can get...and Einstein is definitely more its located in a better city ;). it's up to you but considering Einstein is actually giving u 25,000 i'd take of luck and i know you'll succeed no matter where u go
  6. ny skindoc

    ny skindoc Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 30, 2002
    While it is true that Einstein has a better reputation,and very strong affiliated hospitals it is not a super prestige name which would be more likely to impact residency options.If you really like NJMS and would be happy there then I would not be too concerned.The residency match list from NJMS looks pretty good in terms of competive specialties and hospitals.
    If going to a more well known place means a lot to you and the extra $$ would not be a big concern then Einstein is a great choice.I agree you should be fine either way.

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