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Oregon Applicants and OHSU...bad state to be a pre-med student?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by codeguy, May 8, 2001.

  1. codeguy

    codeguy Member
    7+ Year Member

    May 3, 2001
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    I am an Oregon Resident with a Comp Sci. degree preparing to take my med pre-req's.

    I was looking at the various acceptance rates on the U.S News site and noticed OHSU takes quite a few out of state students(1/3 of it's class). In addition, I noticed they have some of the highest in-state/out-of-state tuition at $15k+/32k+! :eek:

    I would love some feedback from Oregon residents and non residents about their experiences? Did you apply to OHSU? Did you apply to other out of state schools?

    Should I leave Oregon? I plan on returning to Oregon after I finish my schooling to practice.

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  3. CT

    CT Member
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    Nov 19, 2000
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    I'm an OR resident and would like to hear someone's answer to this too. Maybe posting the question in the Everyone forum would help.
  4. GeoLeoX

    GeoLeoX Ancient
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    Jun 27, 2000
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    Attending Physician
    Since I haven't seen anyone else post as an OHSU student, I will respond. I am finishing up my first year here. I was an Oregon resident when I applied and a large number of people in my class are from CA, UT, & MT. The majority are from OR. I would recommend that anyone interested in practicing in OR at least try to apply to OHSU. As a resident you know that things are a little different here and those differences (medical marijuana, OHP, right-to-die, etc.) are addressed in the curriculum.

    I have to get back to class, but if there are any specific qs that I can answer please post.


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