Where would you rather go?

  • University of Rochester

    Votes: 13 38.2%
  • University of Pittsburgh

    Votes: 21 61.8%

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Which would you pick and why?

Edit: Based on the school alone, not location. I live near Rochester and really don't mind the area at all. It seems that location is the problem most have with Rochester but thats not an issue for me.


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I'd pick pitt because

1) I'm interested in peds and they have the best childrens' hospital.

2) Their simulation centers are amazing.

otherwise...i think the two are comparable.


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Pitt all the way... but then i'm definetely biased :). I love Pitt because:

- It has one of the best EM departments in the country (clinical training, research, etc), so all EM electives, etc., are extraordinary there.

- The Areas of Concentration are a great idea; I would love to do one in Global Health; if by some miracle I was to get a scholarship from them, I would also probably get an MPH

- Simulation labs!! Wow!!!!

- Curriculum set-up; only one 'science' class a time, with staggered exams, is a major plus for me... my bf is constantly freaking out because they have block exams at his school

- Great atmosphere! Love the look/feel of Pittsburgh!

The only downside for me is that it's about 6 hours away from my home, so I would have to leave my bf and family to go here... only seeing my sweetie once a month would be rough :(

Disclaimer: I don't really know anything about Rochester, so I can't comment on it!! Just telling you the stuff I LOVE about Pitt :)
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