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Should I choose a more prestigous med school if i'm considering MBA

Discussion in 'Med Business [ MD/MBA, DO/MBA, DDS/MBA ]' started by authorization66, Jan 25, 2012.

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  1. authorization66


    Jan 25, 2012
    i don't know yet, but i have strong inclination towards business given my history.

    i have options at cheaper, less highly ranked med schools vs. more expensive, US News ranking top-10 ones

    should this play a role in my decision? Would going to UCSF or Yale :)xf:) be more advantageous in teh future vs, say, Emory or Case Western (where I have some money offered)?
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  3. oreosandsake

    oreosandsake 10+ Year Member

    Apr 6, 2007
    how much money you talking...
  4. bronx43

    bronx43 Word. 10+ Year Member

    Apr 22, 2006
    You don't need a UCSF or Yale med for a top 7 MBA program... maybe it'd help a bit, but you would need more than a pretty name on your resume to secure a spot at HBS.
    Plus, why do you even want to get a MBA? The main benefit of a HBS, Wharton, or GSB is recruiting and networking - neither of which requires a MD for success

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