Pluses and minuses of going to a newer medical school?

t3705

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That's my question.

For example..a few schools have opened up recently in Florida. Hofstra Medical school is going to open up shortly.

Reasons to go to these schools? Reasons not to go to these schools? Does going to a newer school cause problems when trying to match?
 

tremulousNeedle

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Pros: you get to be a trailblazer.
Cons: you'll be going through an untested program.

For super-competitive programs and specialties, going to a new medical school may complicate the match process, but nothing is definite.