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Pleeeez help...Michigan and Tufts

Discussion in 'Dental' started by jha, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. jha

    jha Junior Member

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    I have been accepted to both U of Michigan and Tufts...
    It is reallly .. I mean really tough to choose one...
    and the deadline is coming up...
    I see a lot of comments on Tufts but not enough on Michigan....
    I need some real advice from the real dental students! :)
    Any advice? :oops:

    Thanks a million!
     
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  3. VancouverDoc2b

    VancouverDoc2b TheApprentice
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    My cousins friend went to Michigan. He really loved it, the teachers, students, Ann Arbor, curriculum, everything. I think you should go to Michigan. Save a few bucks too.

    Congrats, and good luck deciding! :thumbup:
     
  4. claudiadent

    claudiadent Member
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    I can only give youa dvice as a Tufts 2008 student. Therefore, it is not too much help. But definitely let me know where you decide to go!

    Claudia:)
     
  5. Elephant21

    Elephant21 New Member

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    I also got into both schools, but I decided to go to the University of Michigan for a number of reasons.
    -Excellent research opportunities
    -They are working very hard to have an overall balance with the clinical and research aspects
    -They recently started studying their material in systems
    -Class is 105 so bigger but not too big
    -Campus is beautiful
    -It is thousands of dollars cheaper than tufts (even if you're out of state like me)

    I really enjoyed tufts school, and if you're really interested in clinical practice it's a good place to go. Hope that helps a bit!
     
  6. lotanna

    lotanna Child of God
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    hmm my b/bf is at U of M dental schl, startin 4th yr, and I can tell u its awesome. He started gettin patient interaction 1st yr, by 2nd yr they were seeing patients. 3rd yr, he already had extensive clinic experience. Its a great schl, so much research opportunities. They changed curriculum so its sytem based, and I believe prosections as well.
    Great faculty, nice dental building, plus the medical center is right there, so ur clinical rotatations are exceptional!

    U of M all the way, at least 4 dental schl (an i went to their arch rival, so u know this means a lot for me to say it) :laugh:
     
  7. Mo007

    Mo007 Gifted Hands
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    Tufts is the better school for clinical experience... hands-down. The location of the school is just great, Boston downtown. The facilities are awesome, the lecture halls are perfect. Single-digit temperatures during winter, tuition and living costs are just the down side of the school, other than that... it's the school to go for.

    I can't disagree with what people say about UMich; great football team, great college town, good research school, good hospitals, midwest setting, reasonable costs... maybe a better choice for someone who feels they can spend the next 4 years there.
     

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