PCOM-GA vs TOUROCOM-NY

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  1. GwinnettPreMed

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    Anybody have thoughts on advantages/disadvantages of these schools?

    Both locations have strong points for me, and I feel I could be equally happy living in either. I'm interested in everyone's thoughts about the schools themselves.

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    Seeing that you have Gwinnett in your name, do you already live in Atlanta?
     
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    I am originally from NY and I attend GA-PCOM. I can assure you that living in NYC will be much much different than Suwanee, GA!! First off the cost of living will be about double in NYC. Expect to pay $2000 for an apt. unless the school has housing or you share with a bunch of people. We have a great, state-of-art campus that is in a nice suburban community that is reasonable to live without breaking the bank. Yet you still have all the draw of Atlanta a half hour drive away (Braves, aqaurium, nightclubs etc.)

    Those are the only thoughts I have because I really know nothing about either of the other Touros let alone the brand new one.

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    Yes, I do. The relocation expense and moving away from family here are concerns, but we have close friends in NY/like the city and my fiance will be able to transfer. NYC would be better for her professionally over the medium/long term.
     
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    Go where it'd best suit you. If you enjoyed Harlem and Touro-NY, then by all means go there. Don't go there for someone else though.
     
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    As I said above if expense is a concern think VERY carefully about moving to NYC it is the MOST expensive place to live in the country next to maybe LA.

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    As I'm sure you know, med school is chaotic and you are going to rely on your fiance an unbelievable amount. I'm also sure she totally supports your endeavor but I think you have to support hers also. If she wants to go to NYC and you all can swing the expense, then you should go.:thumbup:
     
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