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PONCE in Puerto Rico or SGU/ROSS

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by nobadwords, Mar 18, 2002.

  1. which of these is better to go to in order to get a competitve residency in America. I believe PONCE is still considered an American school would this be true?
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  3. rajneel1

    rajneel1 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 29, 2001
    neither. none of these will get you a competitive residency in America. not even if you have good grades and high STEP scores. PM me if you want to know more.
  4. gower

    gower 1K Member 10+ Year Member

    Oct 14, 2000
    New York
    Ponce is an AMCAS US medical school, St. George's is not.
    About 75% of the entering class are Puerto Rican. A working knoowledge of Spanish is very helpful; otherwise, at least 6 credits of college Spanish is required.

    I cannot answer the question about quality of residency
  5. imtiaz

    imtiaz i cant translate stupid Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Jul 26, 2000
    New York, NY
    gower is right, as usual. :) if given the choice i would say go to Ponce. it is an american medical school, ie. you would not be considered an IMG(international medical graduate). but if you go to SGU/Ross then you would be considered an IMG. hope this helps you out.
  6. dknykid1980

    dknykid1980 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 13, 2001
    west coast baby
    hey all..

    yah thats what it would seem to me that if you go to PONCE ur not considered a IMG. so would that mean better residency?

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