Nyu first choice?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by Rdhdds15, Sep 24, 2014.

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  1. Rdhdds15

    Rdhdds15 2+ Year Member

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    Nyu is my first choice. I am curious as to how many people have this school as there first choice. If this is your first choice and have an interview post your stats. =) try and follow the format. Good luck =)


    School:
    Notification date:
    Method of notification:
    Residency:
    AADSAS mail-out date:
    Application complete date:
    GPA (science, overall)
    DAT (AA/TS/PAT/Reading/any section below a 17):
     
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  3. sgv

    sgv ...crumbling 2+ Year Member

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    exactly 0 peoples

    i'm unusually spiteful today
    if you dream of living like a dentist in the near future, going to nyu isn't going to help you. you'd be closer to living the financially stable life of a dentist by working at costco than, strangely enough, going to nyu dental school <-- exaggeration that's becoming less and less of an exaggeration
     
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  5. sgv

    sgv ...crumbling 2+ Year Member

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    oh my gosh...supposedly 70% of costco managers started off working the cashier or the floor and da median salary of managers is $170,000...wtf
    http://www.glassdoor.com/Salary/Costco-Wholesale-General-Manager-Salaries-E2590_D_KO17,32.htm

    assistant managers make $80k...
    http://www.glassdoor.com/Salary/Costco-Wholesale-Assistant-Manager-Salaries-E2590_D_KO17,34.htm

    ...i guess I wasn't exageratting when i said that you're closer to living the life of a dentist by working at costco than going to nyu dental school.

    if you were my son/daughter, i'd advise against going to nyu unless you had some military scholarship...
     
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  6. kimothy_777

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    Have you interviewed there yet?
     
  7. y3nd0

    y3nd0 Kitteh likes to stare 2+ Year Member

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    Sometimes I feel like you're doctoothache jr...

    Anyway, for the original topic, NYU is a bizarre school to have as your top choice... Unless you're hooked up for free tuition/free living (military scholarship, loaded with money), I would find a cheaper school to have as your top choice.
     
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  9. Bis-GMA111

    Bis-GMA111 5+ Year Member

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    ^^this.
     
  10. Rdhdds15

    Rdhdds15 2+ Year Member

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    Well I currently live in NYC area. So I would save on living expenses. Which is a big deal for out of state students. My interview is around the corner.
     
  11. kimothy_777

    kimothy_777

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    I interviewed there this past week. Students didn't really recommend commuting - wastes too much time.
     
  12. Rdhdds15

    Rdhdds15 2+ Year Member

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    Even if it's 30 min train ride?
     
  13. Bis-GMA111

    Bis-GMA111 5+ Year Member

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    then it's not too bad..i guess.
     
  14. Rdhdds15

    Rdhdds15 2+ Year Member

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    What school are you in?
     
  15. CraigHack

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    The COA for NYU (excluding estimated living expenses) is approximately $76K/year

    The COA for Buffalo (excluding estimated living expenses) is approximately $40K/year

    Source: 2014 ADEA Guide

    You are saying you would rather commute to NYU and live with your parents than have your own place and live close to Buffalo's campus. Not only that, but you're willing to spend $36K/year for that priviledge. I would estimate that a single college student could live pretty comfortably on $26K/year in Buffalo. As such, you're talking about dropping an extra $10K/year for what seems to me to be a less desirable living situation. And that's assuming you need $26K/year for living expenses, and that your parents would be paying for everything, from neccessities to discretionary funds, if you lived with them.

    Anyhow, it's your life, and you can do with it what you will, but you should be doing these calculations before you make a major life decision like this.
     
  16. Rdhdds15

    Rdhdds15 2+ Year Member

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    Thanks I also applied to buffalo. If I get accepted to both schools I would take this into consideration. What schools hAve you applied to?
     

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